Functional Safety Manager


Palo Alto, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 04/28/2021
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  • Company Address: 2197 E. Bayshore Road , Palo Alto, California , 94303

About DeepMap

DeepMap is solving the HD mapping & localization and big data management challenge for autonomous vehicles.

We are based in Palo Alto, CA, and have blue-chip investors supporting a world-class team from Google Earth, Google Maps, Apple Maps, and Baidu Maps.

Job Description

DeepMap is a start-up that is laser focused on building the third revolution and new paradigm of mapping. We provide HD Mapping and Localization as-a-service for automotive and other robotic applications. At DeepMap you will be surrounded by a world-class team of engineering, business, and product minds with the confidence of being backed by some of the most well respected investors. 

Our small product team is continuously pushing the limits to define and propel our vision of mapping-as-a-service. We’re looking to make our first Functional Safety hire and in search of a motivated and knowledgeable FuSa Manager who can define and drive our safety requirements. 

In this role you will:

  • Develop functional safety requirements and roadmap end to end for HD Mapping related data and services. 
  • Partner with our software, hardware, systems, and operations teams to guide and drive these requirements.   
  • Manage, develop, and implement all practices and programs related to FuSa and SOTIF.  
  • Be our domain expert, and primary go-to-person for all things safety.  
  • Work closely with our customers (Automotive OEM, Tier 1, etc). 
  • Manage our audit and validation process as it pertains to safety and demonstrating compliance.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Deep understanding of safety standards: ASIL, SOTIF, and data quality standards (ISO 26262 certification a plus).
  • Experience developing functional safety requirements for software sub-components of T1 suppliers from system level ASIL requirements
  • Practical industry experience applying functional safety standards to software within the automotive industry.
  • Project and program management experience (PMP is a plus).  
  • Strong ability to collaborate internally and externally.   
  • Passion and understanding of ADAS and/or Self Driving technology.  
  • A technical degree or equivalent relevant experience.

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