Functional Safety Engineer

Job Locations AU-WA-Wangara
Job ID
Technical / Engineering
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name


We are hiring a Functional Safety Engineer and you'll play a key role conducting functional safety analysis and planning to ensure our autonomy products are in compliance at Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning. You will work closely with our Chief Engineer and Autonomus Site Solutions Principal Engineer and collaborate with our highly skilled team to develop autonomy products. This is a fantastic career opportunity to work on leading edge projects at our high-tech engineering and manufacturing company that is committed to customer service excellence and continuous improvement.

The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position is based in Perth, Western Australia, Australia and we offer a hybrid work environment.


As Functional Safety Engineer, you will:

  • Develop functional safety plans for product development and work with process owners to address functional safety and process requirements
  • Work with our customers to ensure safety and regulatory requirements are met
  • Create safety concepts and related documentation
  • Perform safety analysis and metrics calculations
  • Review and approve work products from a functional safety perspective
  • Conduct product functional safety audits and assessments and support third party audits and assessments



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical or Computer Science)
  • Minimum of 5 years working in a functional safety compliant product development environment with involvement in functional safety activities
  • Exposure to development of autonomus mining systems

Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to work productively with colleagues and cross functional teams
  • Proficient in leading technical activities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as it pertains to articulating, documenting and presenting findings and recommendations


  • Exposure to ISO 17757 Autonomous Machinery Standard
  • Exposure to Western Australia DMIRS Safe Mobile Mining Code of Practice

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications for this role? Let us decide! At Hexagon, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you’re excited about the opportunities this role could bring, we encourage you to apply.


Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources at  


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 22,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field.  


This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions industry leaders rely on for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division your work will contribute to the operation of our brands NovAtel and AutonomouStuff.


If you have any questions about the role or our company, please email our team at and we will be pleased to follow up with you. Please do not send cover letters or resumes to this address.


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