Application Engineer for Automotive Safety Applications (f/m)

bei Infineon Technologies Austria AG Villach vor 3 Tagen
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Application Engineer for Automotive Safety Applications (f/m)

At a glance

Mastering functional safety is essential today for the development of successful automotive sensors used in safety critical systems, such as ESP, ABS and electric power steering (EPS). Understanding the customer application and safety concept is the first fundamental step and it is a key differentiation factor in today's automotive market. For this reason we are looking for a Senior Functional Safety Application Engineer to further expand our fast growing team in Villach, Austria. We are making the cars of the future cleaner, safer and smarter: help us to achieve this goal with your skills, passion and enthusiasm.

Quick info


Entry level
Professionals / experienced

Job ID


Full time


Job sharing
Yes, possible

Job description

As Application Engineer for Safety Applications you will actively drive the development of safety solutions in our next generation magnetic sensors in collaboration with global automotive TIER1s and OEMs.

In your job you will:

  • define the technical safety requirements for our sensors technical interface together with our customers with review and negotiation of product requirements
  • verify the various safety concepts according to ISO 26262 (DFA, FTA, FMEDA)
  • be responsible for safety documentation - like the development of safety manuals
  • define and implement our sensors in close cooperation with our system, concept-, design- and verification engineers
  • design-in our products in safety critical applications
  • be definitely the team and customer reference for all safety topics

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 want to ensure your success in this job. In our international and multidisciplinary environment you can also profit from the massive knowledge and expertise that Infineon has developed to further expand the market leadership in magnetic sensors for safety critical automotive applications.

This job is suitable for full- and part-time.


You are a motivated team player and active driver who wants to get things done. You work well under pressure, are flexible and want to be employed in a challenging work environment. You demonstrate strong communication skills, know how to establish lasting relationships and networks, clarify areas of responsibility and coordinate your work with colleagues. You combine diligence and passion for detail on the one hand with a pragmatic mindset and ability to see the bigger picture on the other hand.

You are best equipped for this task if you have:

  • Excellent technical skills, based on Master's degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Physics or comparable
  • At least 5 years of experience in automotive electronic systems or automotive semiconductor development
  • Solid knowledge of functional safety standard ISO26262
  • Experience in performing safety analysis (FTA, DFA and FMEDA)
  • Proven track record in customer communication and support
  • Fluent English skills with German as a strong plus

What do Application Engineers at Infineon really do? Glimpse into an exciting field of work here:

This position is subject to the collective agreement for workers and employees in the electrical and electronics industry, employment group H ( The monthly salary is paid 14 times p.a. A higher payment is negotiable depending on your expertise and skills. Furthermore, Infineon offers additional employee benefits.

About Us

Part of your life. Part of tomorrow.

We make life easier, safer and greener - with technology that achieves more, consumes less and is accessible to everyone. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. Efficient use of energy, environmentally-friendly mobility and security in a connected world - we solve some of the most critical challenges that our society faces while taking a conscientious approach to the use of natural resources.

Semiconductors are essential to realize key trends like eMobility, automated driving and secure, connected cars. Infineon Automotive (ATV) is the #1 semiconductor partner in the fast-changing automotive world, based on our system knowledge coupled with our passion for innovation and quality. We are a key driver in the ever-advancing pace of digitalization in the automotive industry.

The City of Villach is located in the center of Carinthia, Austria's southernmost province, in close proximity to the Italian and Slovenian border. Due to its particular geographic location and the outstanding natural beauty of the region, Villach and the whole province of Carinthia have for generations been popular holiday destinations for people from all over the world. Its unique landscape combines mountains and valleys, lakes and rivers, city and countryside. In addition to the favorable geographic location, living in Austria also 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 benefits from its status as a "small town", offering everyday living at affordable prices in an outstanding setting. So it's no surprise that the city on the Drau is considered the "home of work-life balance".

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

What we offer you in Villach

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Infineon Technologies Austria AG

Siemensstraße 2
9500 Villach

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