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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Functional Safety Engineer, Tensilica Processor IP in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

Role and Responsibility:

The Functional Safety Engineer will be responsible for the ISO 26262 safety plan implementation for the Tensilica processors HW targeted for automotive products, and development of ISO 26262 compliant processes, infrastructure and work products. He/she will work with the safety organizations of our customers, vendors, external safety expert consultants and internal product development teams to ensure that the functional safety process is well understood, executed and documented.

This role will be an integral part of an agile engineering team that focuses on bringing safety solutions per the ISO26262 and IEC61508 standards to Cadence customers in the fast growing Automotive/ADAS markets.

This individual will support the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, flexibility, innovation, respect, accountability, ownership, and a sense of humor.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as Functional Safety Engineer for Cadence/Tensilica Safety related HW products

  • Create and/or support functional safety work products according to ISO 26262 which include the Safety Plan, Safety Manual, Safety Requirements, and Safety Analysis including qualitative and quantitative FMEDA, and Safety Verification and Validation activities on Tensilica/Cadence processor IP as a SEooC (Safety Element out of Context).

  • Collaborate with project engineers, marketing & development team, safety consultants, vendors and customers on Functional Safety activities

  • Work with architecture team on Functional Safety products to propose safety features and define the safety architecture

  • Create/review functional safety documentation according to ISO 26262

  • Conduct reviews with product teams to ensure functional safety standards are being met throughout product development cycles

Requirements:

  • BSEE/BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering (or equivalent). MS preferred.

  • 7+ or more years of total relevant work experience.

  • Experience or familiarity with Microprocessor and DSP architecture/design and verification processes, ASIC design methodologies (RTL and Synthesis),.

  • Willingness and motivation to learn and apply standard compliance requirements of emerging markets

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and clear, concise documentation writing skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas succinctly and persuasively to peers, management, customers and partners

Good To Have:

  • Experience in ISO 26262 strongly preferred, preferable if holds Safety certification.

  • Experience in FMEDA strongly preferred

  • Proven record of taking customer safety requirements from concept to final product

  • Scripting, programming and process automation skill

  • Experience in FMEA, FTA

  • Experience in fault injection techniques

  • Familiarity with Configuration, Requirements, and Documentation Management tools (e.g. Perforce, Jama, JIRA, etc)

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management standard

  • Experience with embedded HW/SW systems Product Development Life Cycle (Processors, Software)

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Cadence plays a critical role in creating the technologies that modern life depends on. We are a global electronic design automation company, providing software, hardware, and intellectual property to design advanced semiconductor chips that enable our customers create revolutionary products and experiences.

Thanks to the outstanding caliber of the Cadence team and the empowering culture that we have cultivated for over 25 years, Cadence continues to be recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. 
Our shared passion for solving the world’s toughest technical challenges, our dedication to pushing the limits of the industry, and our drive to do meaningful work differentiates the people of Cadence.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.

Cadence is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, basis of disability, or any other protected class.

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