Blubrake is a multi-awarded Italian scale-up that develops, produce and market high-tech solutions for the new mobility, especially e-bikes.

The e-bike market represents one of the main trends in the mobility industry, with a positive double digit CAGR per year and it is considered one of the solutions to solve the mobility issue in our cities. 

Blubrake’s first product is an anti-Lock and anti-roll-over brake system for e-bikes, already on the market with some of the top OEMs in the market.

Joining blubrake you will enjoy a stimulating and rewarding role within a genuinely exciting and entrepreneurial business, where the common goal is to enhance the way we move: more enjoyable, more sustainable and safer.

Functional Safety Engineer

We are looking for an experienced functional safety engineer, with a background in the automotive industry, or similar sector. 

As a Functional Safety Engineer you are equipped with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills that allow you to develop a system and manage its complexity, from the concept phase, through its design and validation, to the industrialization phase, implementing a structured engineering process (V-Model). You are also responsible for defining the appropriate verification and validation plan tailored to the specific application, and support the industrialization phase of the product, including its certification / homologation.

To succeed at blubrake you must be energetic, highly organized, and hard working. 

You should have a passion for technology and mobility, together with the capability to solve complex problems in a very limited time. 


Main areas of activities:

  • Define product requirements specification supporting stakeholders in requirements elicitation
  • Analyze concept architecture and classify the safety risk of the system, deriving the high-level safety requirements
  • Translate the product requirements and the safety requirements into detailed system design solutions, analyzing pros and cons of each one, specify lower level requirements allocated to mechanical, hardware and software components
  • Carry out Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA) to support the system design and the requirements definition
  • Interface and follow-up with the different product development area in blubrake to ensure that the requirements are adequately implemented and tested.
  • Define application specific verification and validation plans aimed to ensure that the product can be industrialized (i.e. released for production) and certified or homologated

 Required background and technical skills:

  •  Master’s degree in Engineering with best grades
  • At least 5 years of experience in the automotive sector in similar context, alternatively in system design of industrial machinery or medical devices
  • Ability to carry out hazard analysis and risk assessment
  • Knowledge of the safety lifecycle according to safety standards(IEC 61508, ISO 26262, EN ISO 13849 or equivalent)
  • Maniacal attention to details and formalization of documents
  • Capability of defining and formalize development processes, suggesting improvements where appropriate, knowledge of ISO 9001, IATF 16949 or equivalent
  • Knowledge of model-based system design (SysML or UML) and V-Model lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Matlab / Simulink or Enterprise Architect is a plus
  • Software development skills in C / Python are a plus
  • Knowledge of CAN bus and logging systems is a plus

Other skills and characteristics

In blubrake we go fast, therefore it is fundamental that the candidate:

  • Is able to report in a clear and organized way to your direct report
  • Has the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and handle various tasks at the same time
  • Has Curiosity, enthusiasm and positive attitude
  • Has ability to work under pressure 
  • Has willingness to often travel worldwide
  • Is fluent in English and Italian

 We offer:

  •  Full time contract
  •  Compensation in line with organizational role and individual competences and experience 
  •  Fast and meritocratic professional growing
  •  Customized Laptop and tools
  •  Personalized training on the most innovative technologies
  •  Growth within a team to be proud of


Interested candidates apply by filling the form below this post.

Resumes must include a proper written authorization for the treatment of personal identification data in accordance with GDPR (UE Regulation 2016/679).


Blubrake is an equal opportunity employer: this job posting is open to both sexes in accordance with the Italian legislative decree no. 198/2006.

Place of work: Milano, MI (Italy)
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