System Architect





NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security and Digital Processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 35 countries, over 45.000 employees and a revenue of over $10 billion.

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System Architect



NXP automotive business unit is in charge of developing IC for the connected car, covering areas as diverse as in-vehicle networking, automotive lighting, car radio and audio, automotive power and radar. The 77GHz radar development team based in Toulouse oversees developing automotive transceiver IC used in short to long range applications, enabling use-cases from parking to cruise control, anti-collision and later autonomous vehicle. We are looking for a Functional Safety Architect to develop our transceivers dedicated to 77GHz automotive radar applications.

This vacancy is within the Functional Safety Group in Radar business Unit. Candidates with strong experience developing safety related work products are desired.

Job Qualifications

• Understanding all aspects of the technology, the architecture and the function of the product, to product a safety concept and context

• Perform IP, SoC, Software and System level safety analysis.

• Review and develop IP, SoC and Software related Safety work products compliant to ISO26262.

• Perform fault injection on NXP IPs as perform qualitative and quantitative safety analysis.

• Participate in Safety Audits and Assessments.

• Support NXP Customers to use Safety work products developed by NXP Safety Team.


• Bachelor’s degree in Electronics/Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent.

• 3-10 years of experience in Automotive Functional Safety or at System level; Automotive Tiers1 experience would well fit.

• Good understanding of Hardware/Software development techniques following ISO26262 (or equivalent safety standard) development process.

• Hands-on experience in at least two safety compliant product development, developing Functional Safety and Technical Safety Concepts.

• Knowledgeable in Safety Analysis Techniques (FTA, DFA, FMEA, FMEDA) and related tools.

• Experience with Safety Audits/Assessments.

Additional Requirements:

• Knowledge in Radar Architecture.

• Experience in semiconductor product development (IP Design, Verification, DFT, Physical Implementation, Tools & Methodology, etc) or at Auto-Tiers1

• Experience in Fault Injection Verification.

• Experience in complex IP development compliant to ISO26262: Part 11.

Soft Skills: • Communication skills (written/Verbal) for daily interaction in global team

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