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Functional Safety Assessment Specialist- Cybersecurity (Remote within North America)

Company: UL
Location: Evanston
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Cyber.IMS.Software.Tech – People Working Computers – Analyze It

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


As our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for Functional Safety Assessment Specialist for our Cybersecurity group for KvA by UL! This position can be based remotely anywhere in North America.

  • Assessment of functional safety documents in order to judge safety compliance, identify issues and the need of further safety analyses. Can make a judgement and constructing logical arguments for safety compliance
  • Assessment of cybersecurity documents in order to judge security compliance, identify issues and the need of further analyses. Can make a judgement and constructing logical arguments for security compliance
  • Proficient in systems engineering and principles of software development, with a focus on embedded software
  • Working with team (both internal and with clients), leading assessment meetings and creating a collaborative environment

  • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor of Science degree) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related scientific discipline that emphasized hardware/software interdependencies plus 6-8 years of direct experience.
  • Good command of English and communication skills
  • Able to prepare, write and review documents with patience and carefulness
  • Quick learner, logical, and calm. Able to multitask and work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of and practical experience with relevant safety regulations, focused on IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 13849, ISO 26262, or IEC/EN 62061 compliance, and can determine whether requirements have been met, including lifecycle management, hardware, and software realization
  • Knowledge of and practical experience with cybersecurity standards, focused on ISO 21434, IEC 63074, and IEC 62443
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of functional safety practices and principles of functional safety assurance, hazard & risk assessment
  • Experience with functional safety analysis, such as FMEA, FTA, FMEDAs
  • Ability to understand and interpret safety requirements in order to devise an implementation strategy and develops functional design specifications based on those requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative and innovative thinking to problem solve and streamline processes.
  • Ability to work in fast paced work environment both independently and in a group / cross-functional setting and to interact with all levels of staff
  • Ability to lead technical peers to improve consistency and quality
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate in a technical manner and exercise influence with industry and other stakeholder peers
  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally, up to 25% of the time
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place. Business related travel on behalf of UL requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location & schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what stage in life they are experiencing. 

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.


Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com 

Keywords: UL, Evanston , Functional Safety Assessment Specialist- Cybersecurity (Remote within North America), Other , Evanston, Illinois

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