Safety Engineer within Autonomous Systems at R&D

Safety Engineer within Autonomous Systems at R&D

Scania is transforming from being a supplier of trucks, buses and engines to delivering sustainable transport solutions. To succeed, it’s vital that we can provide vehicles that are connected, autonomous and electrified. In parallel, we’re on another journey, where we’re challenging ourselves by converting to agile ways of working. Trust, empowered self-organising teams and quick learning cycles will be key factors for our continued success

The Mission
Developing self-driving vehicles is highly dependent on a successful strategy for safety. Scania Autonomous Systems are now looking for our next Safety Engineer who will drive an active and structured work with systems- and functional safety. You will work closely together with your safety team colleagues, and also with stakeholders on different levels; for example helping the management making decisions based on relevant input, and assisting our development teams in delivering world class systems. Other tasks is to plan and participate in different safety analysis work, and to communicate with customers in safety related issues.

Higher demands on functional safety drives a need to build a safety culture in the organization, and here you and your colleagues together are important communicators and ambassadors. In this role, you will build a broad network within Scania R&D in general, and systems development in particular. You will work in different phases, from idea to finalised product, to ensure a safe product for the complete product lifcycle. The position is available in a group specalizing in Functional Safety and Cyber Security at the department for Autonomous Development (EA)

Who we think we are looking for
We are more interested in which questions you will ask, than what your answers is: we think you are a listener who are able to sort out relevant information and spread it within the organisation. We want our next Safety Engineer to be a solution-oriented team player with ability to analyze, prioritize and delegate. We believe you are curious about new technology and about systems engineering - that you like to develop an understanding of the big picture and how the dots are connected, but also about which detailed issues that are needed to address.

You like the challenge of communicating complex information in an clear way, in meetings but also as a presenter. We believe that you have a background in engineering with a few years experience in system development in general. Ideally, you have experience from software intense systems, however it's not necessary to be a programmer to succeed in this position. At least 2 years of practical work with functional safety analysis methods is required and knowledge of standards such as IEC61508 and ISO 26262 is meritorious. Professional English skills are required (Swedish and other languages are meritorious).

If you share our passion for safe, efficient and sustainable transport solutions, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t completely match our wish list above - we are more interested in where you are heading than what you’ve done so far, and the right person will be given the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to succeed.

Our offer to you
By joining Scania Autonomous Systems you will be part of developing cutting edge technology. You will also get:
  • Competent and friendly colleagues
  • A workplace with drive and a "can do"-attitude, that at the same time puts work life balance first
  • Great opportunities for personal development and great career opportunities
  • Possibilities for international assignments
We offer an interesting and challenging job where there is plenty of scope for new ideas. Our corporate culture is characterised by openness, diversity and respect for the individual. Employees are our most important resource, so we invest in training our employees and giving them the opportunity to broaden their skills in order to be able to grow with us.

In addition to personal and professional development opportunities, benefits such as company car, mutual bonus, occupational pension, flexible working hours, lunch at reduced prices and much more. If you live in Stockholm, we offer a direct bus service between Stockholm and Södertälje, Scania Job Express.

The position is full time and our office is located close to the commuter train station in Södertälje.

More information

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Lars Hjorth, Head of the Safety team, +8 553 52 519 or

Welcome with your application as soon as possible, no later than November 29th. It shall contain a personal letter, CV and relevant certifications. Applications will be reviewed continously and interviews scheduled during the application time. We are looking forward to reading your application!
Mer info
Område Södertälje
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör, Forskning & Utveckling
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 29 nov 2020 (5 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2018, we delivered 88,000 trucks, 8,500 buses as well as 12,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 137 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 52,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE. For more information visit: