Software Safety Engineer

Codethink is looking for innovative Safety Engineers to help us deliver safety-critical and security-critical solutions involving open source software tools and technologies. You can help us to apply and develop state-of-the-art safety engineering techniques, and automate collection of process and safety argumentation evidence for continuous compliance with applicable standards.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Learn, apply and improve Codethink’s methodologies for trustable software, supply chain management, risk analysis and fault injection
  • Analyse safety requirements with clients and domain experts
  • Prepare specifications and assist with safety architecture design and review
  • Design software test and fault injection strategies
  • Prepare and review documentation in accordance with applicable standards
  • Assist with continuous compliance

What are we looking for:

  • Formal engineering qualification (honours degree or equivalent in electronics, electrical, mechanical, systems, process, manufacturing, computing, software)
  • Willingness to grasp new technical concepts and learn new skills
  • Clear and effective communication, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to handle pressure, uncertainty and deadlines

All of our people are expected to contribute, solve problems, figure out better ways to do things, and advance the state-of-the-art with us. Ideal candidates will have experience and interest in some of the following:

  • Working with free and open source software (FOSS)
  • Safety and cybersecurity concepts and processes
  • Systems and software architecture design

Codethink provides a supportive and friendly working environment, with lots of room to learn and develop your professional capabilities, working on challenging and interesting projects for a range of world-leading companies.

If you think Codethink could be right for you, we’d love to hear from you! Please send your CV and a cover letter to

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