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Systems Engineer (Safety-critical Products)
u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Our solutions let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and a growing ecosystem of product supporting data services, u-blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost-effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA.
u-blox continues to expand its efforts in positioning technology with a focus on building positioning products for safety-critical applications such as autonomous road and airborne vehicle control and navigation. The Positioning Product Center is charged with ensuring that u-blox positioning products not only remain at the forefront of positioning technologies, but also becomes a key player within safety-critical systems like autonomous vehicles.
As a new and fast-growing team within this organization, we are applying our best research and engineering capabilities to new products for which not only positioning performance matters, but also integrity and safety. While satellite-based positioning technology is widely accepted and integrated within safety-relevant functions in aviation, we are also starting to assign them safety-critical tasks within future mass-market applications such as highly-automated and autonomous vehicle control.
Our vision is to develop a positioning technology that is so reliable, accurate, and easy to integrate, that it will become a key player within systems requiring high-accuracy, integrity, and safety. Our positioning technology integrates GNSS satellite signals with sensors from the vehicle by means of sophisticated hardware and software. If you are looking to join a team that is building cutting-edge technology that will shape the future of autonomous vehicle control and navigation, this may be the opportunity you’re looking for.
We are looking for a passionate Systems Engineer who is a quick learner, enthusiastic about safety-critical systems, and eager to contribute in building our new team.

The role is located in Tampere or Espoo. There will be regular travel to other sites within Europe.

Your Responsibilities
  • Provide Systems Engineering expertise to the development phase of safety-critical satellite-based (GNSS) and inertial-based (INS) positioning systems functionalities
  • Specify the positioning system requirements and ensure that they are correctly implemented by the hardware and software engineering teams.
  • Align the product specification with the customer, safety and program requirements
  • Support Architects by contributing to the technical system architecture and design
  • Ensure that design, implementation, and validation and verification activities meet the requirements
  • Conduct safety analyses and ensure that the deliverables meet the quality assurance and functional safety standards (ISO-26262, DO-178C)

Your Skills and Experience
  • Master in electrical engineering, computer science, robotics, geodesy or equivalent education
  • Fundamental and proven experience in systems engineering (requirements definition, architecture design and modeling, integration, and verification and validation)
  • Knowledge in at least two of the following area: GNSS navigation algorithms, sensor fusion (INS/GNSS) algorithms, GNSS receiver technology, communication system signal processing, signal processing in HW and SW
  • Knowledge in embedded systems development (RTOS, C/C++ programming languages)
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently within broader project teams and a can-do attitude

Bonus Points
  • Experience in Functional Safety (ISO-26262, DO-178C, IEC 61508, AUTOSAR, FMEA/FTA activities)
  • Experience in test-driven design and continuous integration
  • Experience in reverse engineering activities
  • Experience with configuration management
  • Requirements Engineering certification (e.g. IREB)
Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology.

We are looking forward to receiving your application.
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