At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

Within our Energy and Power Technologies (EPT) division, we provide solutions for safety, security, and performance throughout the energy, power distribution and, automation value chains. We work in a diversity of cutting-edge industries, such as: Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, and Autonomous Products. The impact of our work spreads through many business areas on a global scale yet focused locally through our 1,500 team members.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Open Positions

Functional Safety Engineering Intern - Royal Oak, MI

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Get to work closely with Functional safety engineers and managers to develop documents to be used for assessing work products.
  • Develop strong interest in automotive technologies, and/or advanced microprocessor or software technologies for automotive application.
  • Gain experience in engineering tools for embedded control environments, such as Matlab, Simulink, dSpace, LabView, CANape, HIL/SIL test environments, and related toolsets.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Partial completion of a four-year University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor of Science degree) or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering (master’s and PhD students are strongly encouraged to apply)
  • Excellent command of English and communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Able to prepare, write and review documents with patience and carefulness
  • Quick learner, logical, and calm. Able to multitask and work independently with minimum supervision.

Functional Safety Engineering Intern - Greenville, SC

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Get to work closely with Functional safety engineers and managers to develop documents to be used for assessing work products.
  • Develop strong interest in automotive technologies, and/or advanced microprocessor or software technologies for automotive application.
  • Gain experience in engineering tools for embedded control environments, such as Matlab, Simulink, dSpace, LabView, CANape, HIL/SIL test environments, and related toolsets.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Partial completion of a four-year University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor of Science degree) or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering (master’s and PhD students are strongly encouraged to apply)
  • Excellent command of English and communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Able to prepare, write and review documents with patience and carefulness
  • Quick learner, logical, and calm. Able to multitask and work independently with minimum supervision.

Functional Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

We are seeking a Functional Safety Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This position consults with our 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. Our experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems.

In this role, you will contribute to the safe engineering development of safety-related automotive electronic systems. 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.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field in a relevant technical field plus at least five (5) years of relevant experience. A master’s degree is preferred but not required.
  • We value a wide variety of technical experience, which may be in the field of electronic hardware, software, or systems engineering, or a combination of all these.
  • Relevant experience may include the development of engineering software and tools for embedded control environments, including SysML, Matlab, Simulink, medini analyze, LabView, HIL/SIL test environments, C code development, MISRA and other coding guidelines, and related tools and methods.
  • Ideally the candidate will have already achieved ISO 26262 certification.

Functional Safety Engineer - Portland, OR

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

We are seeking a Functional Safety Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This position consults with our 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. Our experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems.

In this role, you will contribute to the safe engineering development of safety-related automotive electronic systems. 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.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field in a relevant technical field plus at least five (5) years of relevant experience. A master’s degree is preferred but not required.
  • We value a wide variety of technical experience, which may be in the field of electronic hardware, software, or systems engineering, or a combination of all these.
  • Relevant experience may include the development of engineering software and tools for embedded control environments, including SysML, Matlab, Simulink, medini analyze, LabView, HIL/SIL test environments, C code development, MISRA and other coding guidelines, and related tools and methods.
  • Ideally the candidate will have already achieved ISO 26262 certification.

Senior Functional Safety Engineer - Portland, OR

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

We are seeking a Senior Functional Safety Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This position consults with our 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. Our experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems.

In this role, you will contribute to the safe engineering development of safety-related automotive electronic systems. 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.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field in a relevant technical field plus at least five (5) years of relevant experience. A master’s degree is preferred but not required.
  • We value a wide variety of technical experience, which may be in the field of electronic hardware, software, or systems engineering, or a combination of all these.
  • Relevant experience may include the development of engineering software and tools for embedded control environments, including SysML, Matlab, Simulink, medini analyze, LabView, HIL/SIL test environments, C code development, MISRA and other coding guidelines, and related tools and methods.
  • Ideally the candidate will have already achieved ISO 26262 certification.

Senior Functional Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

We are seeking a Senior Functional Safety Engineer to become an integral part of our growing team. This position consults with our 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. Our experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems.

In this role, you will contribute to the safe engineering development of safety-related automotive electronic systems. 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.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field in a relevant technical field plus at least five (5) years of relevant experience. A master’s degree is preferred but not required.
  • We value a wide variety of technical experience, which may be in the field of electronic hardware, software, or systems engineering, or a combination of all these.
  • Relevant experience may include the development of engineering software and tools for embedded control environments, including SysML, Matlab, Simulink, medini analyze, LabView, HIL/SIL test environments, C code development, MISRA and other coding guidelines, and related tools and methods.
  • Ideally the candidate will have already achieved ISO 26262 certification.

Functional Safety Assessor - Royal Oak, MI

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

We are seeking a Functional Safety Assessor to become an integral part of our growing team. You will be performing the Assessment of functional safety documents in order to judge safety compliance, identify issues and the need of further safety analyses.

  • Should be able to make a judgement and construct logical arguments for safety compliance;
  • Should be proficient in systems engineering and principles of software development, with a focus on embedded software;
  • Work with team (both internal and with clients), leading assessment meetings and creating a collaborative environment.

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor of Science degree) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related scientific discipline that emphasizes hardware/software inter-dependencies plus 6-8 years of direct experience.
  • Knowledge of relevant safety regulations, focused on IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 13849 or IEC/EN 62061 compliance, and can determine whether requirements have been  met, including lifecycle management, hardware and software realization.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of functional safety practices and principles of functional safety assurance, hazard & risk assessment.
  • Experience with functional safety analysis, such as FMEA, FTA, and FMEDAs.
  • Ability to understand and interpret safety requirements in order to devise an implementation strategy and develop functional design specifications based on those requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to prepare, write and review documents with thoroughness. Ability to understand and effectively communicate in a technical manner and exercise influence with industry and other stakeholder peers.
  • Creative and innovative thinking to problem solve and streamline processes. Quick learner, logical, and calm. Able to multitask and work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment both independently and in a group/cross-functional setting and to interact with all levels of staff.
  • Ability to lead technical peers to improve consistency and quality.
  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally, up to 25% of the time.