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Sr Staff System Engineer

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation

El Paso, TX, USA · Plano, TX, USA · Texas, USA · United States
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024
Company Description

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Job Description

The Staff Systems Engineer is a key player ensuring product safety for our automotive customers. They will apply ISO 26262, within a multi­disciplinary engineering team that develops power ICs for the automotive industry.


  • Ensure ISO26262 requirements are met throughout the power product development phases.
  • Communicate and coordinate with Customer Safety Engineers.
  • Interpret customer safety requirements.
  • Develop Assumption of Use (AoU) based on system and safety architecture
  • Develop and review the IC safety architectures
  • Derive the Functional and Technical Safety Concepts and requirements for product (FSC, TSC, FSR, TSR).
  • Perform the product safety analyses (e.g. Qualitative failure mode analysis, common cause failure analysis, FMEDA, and FTA).
  • Define system test cases based on AoU for verification and validation of safety requirements.
  • Generate Functional Safety Work Products that meet ISO26262 Work Product quality requirements in accordance with Renesas development process


  • Knowledge of ISO26262 standards for power IC and hardware development
  • Experience as functional safety manager for power IC and/or hardware
  • Excellent knowledge of analog & digital electronic circuits
  • Knowledge of semiconductor IC design flows & tools (analog/digital/Mixed Signal)
  • Knowledge of the principles of Systems and Safety Engineering per ISO 26262
  • Experience with MATLAB, Simulink, Spice
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Rigorous problem solving skills
  • Flexible & Agile


  • Minimum Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering

Additional Information

Renesas Electronics Corporation empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Renesas Electronics is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.