Working at kVA

kVA’s strength is our employees. Our achievements depend on our employees’ character, knowledge and desire to succeed. Each employee is a major contributor to kVA’s mission and are encouraged to share their ideas and opinions. kVA seeks to establish a culture where employees share kVA’s common goals and vision of safety for complex products.

Employee Benefits

kVA is committed to employees and their families. We offer an excellent package of benefits including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible work schedule
  • 16 paid holidays in addition to vacation
  • Comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching contributions
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Generous maternity and paternity policy
  • Advanced training and educational opportunities
  • Opportunity to make the world a safer place

Open Positions

Semiconductor Senior Functional Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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kVA is seeking a Senior Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The senior engineer will work with kVA’s semiconductor clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will work directly with clients to execute safe engineering processes for development of automotive electronic systems. This employee must be intelligent, self-motivated and driven to succeed.

Specific duties vary from project to project, but are likely to include:

  • development of safety requirements at the integrated circuit level to achieve and maintain safety of automotive systems per ISO 26262 requirements;
  • qualitative and quantitative analysis at the integrated circuit level, using methods such as FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, qualitative and quantitative fault design tree analysis (DTA), and alternate safety analysis approaches;
  • test case development for safety-critical assurance processes;
  • implementation of safety management programs in product development settings;
  • design, development, integration, and test support at major OEM and supplier sites.

Military Senior Systems Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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kVA is seeking a Military Senior Systems Safety Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by  military experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The senior engineer will work directly with kVA’s clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will lead projects with kVA’s clients to execute safe engineering processes for development of military electronic systems. This employee must be intelligent, self-motivated and driven to succeed.

Specific duties vary from project to project, but are likely to include:

  • Development of functional and technical safety concepts to achieve and maintain safety of automotive systems per ISO 26262 and/or MIL-STD 882 requirements;
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis, using methods such as FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, and alternate safety analysis approaches;
  • Requirements elicitation and test case development for safety-critical assurance processes;
  • Implementation of safety management programs in product development settings;
  • Design, development, integration, and test support at major OEM and supplier sites.

Principal Functional Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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kVA is seeking a Principal Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The senior engineer will work directly with kVA’s clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will lead engagements with kVAs clients to execute safe engineering processes for development of automotive electronic systems. This employee must be intelligent, self-motivated and driven to succeed. Specific duties vary from project to project, but are likely to include:

  • development of functional and technical safety concepts to achieve and maintain safety of automotive systems per ISO 26262 requirements;
  • qualitative and quantitative analysis, using methods such as FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, and alternate safety analysis approaches;
  • requirements elicitation and test case development for safety-critical assurance processes;
  • implementation of safety management programs in product development settings;
  • design, development, integration, and test support at major OEM and supplier sites.

Senior Functional Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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kVA is seeking a Senior Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The senior engineer will work directly with kVA’s clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will lead projects with kVAs clients to execute safe engineering processes for development of automotive electronic systems. This employee must be intelligent, self-motivated and driven to succeed. Specific duties vary from project to project, but are likely to include:

  • development of functional and technical safety concepts to achieve and maintain safety of automotive systems per ISO 26262 requirements;
  • qualitative and quantitative analysis, using methods such as FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, and alternate safety analysis approaches;
  • requirements elicitation and test case development for safety-critical assurance processes;
  • implementation of safety management programs in product development settings;
  • design, development, integration, and test support at major OEM and supplier sites.

Functional Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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kVA is seeking a Functional Safety Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This position consults with kVA’s clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches by assuring the safety of complex systems, in automotive applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will contribute to the safe engineering development of safety-related automotive electronic systems. This employee must be intelligent, self-motivated and driven to succeed. Specific duties vary from project to project, but are likely to include:

  • development of functional and technical safety concepts to achieve and maintain safety of automotive systems per ISO 26262 requirements;
  • qualitative and quantitative analysis, using methods such as FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, and alternate safety analysis approaches;
  • requirements elicitation and test case development for safety-critical assurance processes;
  • implementation of safety management programs in product development settings;
  • design, development, integration, and test support at major OEM and supplier sites.

Functional Safety Engineer Intern - Royal Oak, MI

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kVA is seeking a Functional Safety Engineering Intern to join our growing team. This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The engineering intern will work with kVA’s technical staff and established clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.


HR Communications Intern - Royal Oak, MI

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kVA is a technical and management consulting group, focused on automotive functional safety, ISO 26262 and autonomous driving safety. kVA provides technical consulting, audit & review services, and training to various industries including automotive, semiconductor and industrial equipment. We get the job done for our clients where safety is non-negotiable

kVA is seeking a reliable HR Communications Intern to join our growing team. Your work will include both customer-facing and organizational-wide techniques that help improve satisfaction in the workplace. You will also have the opportunity to enhance communication channels at kVA by creating new digital marketing content and direct mail campaigns.

Responsibilities

In this role you will work directly with kVA’s Human Resources Generalist and Marketing Coordinator to assist with employee retention strategies, finances, office operations, advertising copy and layout.

Internship duties are likely to include:

  • Screen resumes and log them in appropriate tracking spreadsheets, Schedule and confirm interviews with candidates. Facilitate the On-Boarding process along with HR Generalist.
  • Post, update and remove job ads from job boards, careers pages and social networks
  • Assist HR Generalist to update the company policies in digital formats
  • Assist HR Generalist to generate reports needed for the monthly Invoicing process.
  • Plan Company-wide Team-Building Activities
  • Organize Purchase Order Management System & Create Weekly Reports
  • Maintain and Update CRM Database
  • Assist with Performance Marketing and Pay-Per-Click Advertising
  • Prepare Copy and Layout for Marketing Collateral, Including Print & Digital
  • Analyze Survey Results and Conduct Marketing Research
  • Edit Content and Add Blogs to Website
  • Enhance Social Media Channels
  • Coordinate Training Event Logistics

Semiconductor Senior Functional Safety Engineer - Portland, OR

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kVA is seeking a Senior Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The senior engineer will work with kVA’s semiconductor clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.

In this role, you will work directly with clients to execute safe engineering processes for development of automotive electronic systems. This employee must be intelligent, self-motivated and driven to succeed.

Responsibilities

Specific duties vary from project to project, but are likely to include:

  • development of safety requirements at the integrated circuit level to achieve and maintain safety of automotive systems per ISO 26262 requirements;
  • qualitative and quantitative analysis at the integrated circuit level, using methods such as FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, qualitative and quantitative fault design tree analysis (DTA), and alternate safety analysis approaches;
  • test case development for safety-critical assurance processes;
  • implementation of safety management programs in product development settings;
  • design, development, integration, and test support at major OEM and supplier sites.

Functional Safety Engineer Intern - Portland, OR

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kVA is seeking a Functional Safety Engineering Intern to join our growing team. This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The engineering intern will work with kVA’s technical staff and established clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.


Functional Safety Engineer Intern - Greenville, SC

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kVA is seeking a Functional Safety Engineering Intern to join our growing team. This employee will help to assure the safety of complex systems, in applications ranging from autonomous vehicles to multi-core microprocessors to electric vehicle powertrains. kVA’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The engineering intern will work with kVA’s technical staff and established clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.


Career Opportunities

kVA is a dynamic and growing company with offices in Royal Oak, MI, Greenville, SC and Portland, OR. Our clients include six of the world’s top ten automakers and five of the world’s top ten automotive suppliers. Join our team and help kVA develop the next generation of safe automotive systems.