Senior Staff Functional Safety Application Engineer (f/m/div)*

Infineon Technologies Austria AG - - Villach

Senior Staff Functional Safety Application Engineer (f/m/div)*

At a glance

Through your constant safety inputs, as a Senior Staff Functional Safety Application Engineer, you guarantee the continuous development and improvement of our products and thus contribute significantly to our future success. If you are keen on working within an international environment and want to be part of shaping the future of mobility then this could be the right challenge for you!

Quick info



Entry level

3-5 years

Job ID



as soon as possible


Full time



Job description

Senior Staff Functional Safety Application Engineer play a key role in Infineon's products. It takes technical skills and accuracy plus a great deal of team work to get the job done.

In your new role you will:

  • Capture and analyze stakeholder inputs regarding Functional Safety on application and product level for the next generation Magnetic Sensors
  • Verification of safety concept s according to ISO26262 (DFA, FTA, FMEDA)
  • Create and update safety documents like safety manual
  • Explain and defend the safety argumentation to customers and other stakeholders
  • Extend and develop Functional Safety training material and perform trainings for worldwide colleagues
  • Be the Functional Safety go-to person during the world-wide Design-In of your Sensors

With this position you will be entering our Technical Ladder": our career path for experts. You will be able to focus deeply on technology - while further pursuing your career. As you continually expand your expert knowledge, puzzle over matters and solve problems, you will position yourself as a thought leader - thus helping our products improve our world a bit more each day.

During an individual training phase we prepare you optimally for your new tasks. With regular feedback discussions and planning of your professional and personal development we ensure your success in this position.

Find out more about the tasks of a Application Engineer at Infineon.
Application Engineer


You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or similar with a high motivation to expand your personal scope
  • At least 3 years of practical experience in the semiconductor or automotive industry
  • Solid knowledge about automotive standards and proven experience with ISO 26262
  • Experience in performing safety analysis (FTA, DFA and FMEDA)
  • Know-how in functional safety architectures (e.g. fail safe, fail operational, high availability)
  • Experience in dealing with external customers
  • A pro-active attitude in identifying and managing risks as well as strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent English language skills with German as a plus

We offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your performance, experience and qualification. The employment is in accordance with the collective salary and wage agreement for employees of the electrical and electronics industry, employment group H ( The monthly salary is paid 14 times p.a. We offer a higher compensation depending on your expertise and skills.

About Us

Part of your life. Part of tomorrow.

Infineon is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer, and greener. Our solutions for efficient energy management, smart mobility, and secure, seamless communications link the real and the digital world.

- Automotive (ATV) shapes the future of mobility with microelectronics enabling clean, safe, and smart cars -

Our semiconductors are essential for supporting the automotive megatrends: electromobility, automated driving, connectivity, and advanced security. They link the real and the digital world, driving the ever-advancing pace of automotive digitalization. Infineon ATV is the number one semiconductor partner in the fast-changing automotive world, based on our system knowledge and our passion for innovation and quality.

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At Infineon in Villach you shape the technologies of tomorrow and work in an international environment with more than 3700 colleagues from over 65 nations. Your personal contribution will be valued and appreciated as the cornerstones of our success. And all that in beautiful surroundings which guarantee a high quality of life.

The City of Villach is located in the center of Carinthia, Austria's southernmost province, in close proximity to the Italian and Slovenian border. Living in Austria has many social, health-care-related and economic perks. The country's social and health care system is among the best in the world and for decades numerous international surveys have singled out Austria as a particularly safe and wealthy country with a high quality of life. Villach itself benefits from its status as a "small town", offering everyday living at affordable prices in an outstanding setting.

Find out what you like most about Villach and join us:

  • The term gender in the sense of the General Equal Treatment Act (GETA) or other national legislation refers to the biological assignment to a gender group. At Infineon we are proud to embrace (gender) diversity, including female, male and diverse.

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