Functional Safety and Cybersecurity Supervisor – Autonomous Vehicle Platform Job

Last Updated: November 1, 2023By

Job title: Functional Safety and Cybersecurity Supervisor – Autonomous Vehicle Platform Job

Company: Paccar

Job description: PACCAR Embedded Engineering organization is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Functional Safety and Cybersecurity Supervisor for the Autonomous Vehicle Platform. This position will be based in Lewisville, TX.

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture, and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced powertrains, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Job Summary

PACCAR’s Embedded Engineering department, which serves both Kenworth and Peterbilt, has an opening for a Functional Safety and Cybersecurity Supervisor – Autonomous Vehicle Platform. PACCAR Embedded Engineering is a rapidly expanding organization that is transforming the way control systems and software are developed for commercial vehicle applications. This includes developing the latest vehicle controls, display technology, and autonomous truck solutions that exceed customer expectations.

This position will manage a team of Functional Safety Engineers, Cybersecurity Engineers, and Systems Engineer for Autonomous Vehicle Platform Program. The successful candidate must coordinate Embedded Engineering product development across multiple concurrent development programs to meet program schedules and budget. The ideal candidate will be able to lead engineers to deliver critical program goals and continue to enhance PACCAR’s global functional and system development processes. You will collaborate with an international, cross-functional team focused on driving superior technical solutions that maximize customer uptime and operating efficiency. Successful applicants will demonstrate individual creativity in addressing challenges and opportunities while working within a supportive team to develop industry-leading solutions for the medium- and heavy-duty truck industry.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of engineers to decompose requirements specifications into product deliverables.
  • Manage team deliverables across multiple projects and programs for all stages of product development (Definition, Concept, Engineering, and Verification/Validation), and adapt job responsibilities within the team to ensure successful completion.
  • Supervise design and release of functional safety requirements, cybersecurity concepts and software components to heavy commercial trucks.
  • Ensure the project adherence with respect to ISO26262 Functional Safety Standards and ISO21434 Cybersecurity requirements.
  • Lead the team to define Item Definitions, Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment (HARA), DFMEA, FMEDA, FTA, DFA per ISO 26262 guidelines.
  • Work with the vehicle and system architecture teams to derive functional safety requirements and technical requirements from derived safety goals.
  • Develop and maintain expertise in automotive best practices for Functional Safety, Safety of the Intended Function (SOTIF), and safety in use.
  • Manage the threat modeling and risk assessments (TARA) reviews for the program working with suppliers and external contract services.
  • Lead the co-ordination with global teams for managing security scope during software development activities.
  • Liaise with ITD team to align security concepts, requirements, and implementation strategy.
  • Maintain professional relationships with security communities in the transportation sector.
  • Develop and maintain department and program resource plans and budgets related to assigned development team.
  • Provide written and verbal updates to PACCAR senior management on product development progress, program objectives, department strategic goals, or globally aligned roadmaps.
  • Actively participate in scrum teams to develop industry-leading, high-quality, reliable electronic system designs, software, and architecture.
  • Recruit, mentor, and develop engineers across a variety of Embedded Engineering disciplines.
  • Up to 20% travel (domestic and international)

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 5+ years’ experience in system engineering for control systems/code/architecture on autonomous trucks or passenger vehicles.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with ISO26262 and ISO21434 standards.
  • Experience with automotive or commercial vehicle networks, such as CAN-FD, SAE J1939 and LIN preferred.
  • Experience with functional safety tools (e.g. Medini) and requirements management tools (e.g. IBM DNG).
  • Ability to work in a team environment where multiple active projects require effective coordination of multiple concurrent tasks.

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

  • Master’s degree and/or Professional Engineer license.
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Experience with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) control systems for autonomous trucks or passenger vehicles
  • Experience with Agile Development practices
  • Knowledge of DFMEA, FMEDA, and FTA
  • Experience with Application Lifecycle Management and System Modeling tools such as IBM DOORS, IBM Rational Rhapsody, IBM Rational Team Concert, Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, and HP Quality Center
  • Significant experience with advanced features in Microsoft Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of public key infrastructure and applied cryptography for provisioning secure keys.
  • Awareness of heavy-duty commercial truck regulations, especially affecting instrumentation, emissions, safety, Secured On Board Communications (SecOC), and other areas that impact electrical and electronic design, architecture, and functionality
  • Automotive electronic systems engineering skills including multiplex communication systems (especially CAN/J1939), architecture, and control system design and analysis.

Why work for PACCAR?

  • Global Fortune 500 Company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

Expected salary:

Location: Lewisville, TX

Job date: Sat, 28 Oct 2023 22:08:32 GMT

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