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

Senior Autonomy Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

We are currently seeking an Autonomy Safety Senior Project Engineer to join our Functional Safety team in Royal Oak, MI.

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or Computer Science and 3-5 years of experience working with Autonomous Vehicles. Exposure to the UL4600, ISO 21448 and /or ISO 26262 Standards will provide a good basis of experience. This individual will have the opportunity to support our automotive clients and work with cutting edge technology (robotics and artificial intelligence) under these standards and have an opportunity to grow and support additional markets/standards.  Software development, testing experience, or safety analysis experience is a must for this position. Functional Safety/Software Safety experience is preferred to be successful in this position.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to hear from you!

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Computer Science Engineering or a closely related field in a relevant technical field plus 3-5 or more years of industry experience in Autonomous Vehicles.
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the appropriate discipline.
  • Working knowledge of conformity standards in use in area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply project-handling concepts in use in area of expertise.
  • Working knowledge of industry issues, needs, and problems.
  • Experience working with both/either UL 4600 and ISO 21448 standards is highly preferred.

Senior Functional Safety Engineer - Royal Oak, MI

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

kVA by UL is seeking a Senior Functional Safety Engineer 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 by UL’s experts are sought after by automotive experts worldwide as they develop advanced safety-relevant systems. The Senior Engineer will work with kVA by UL’s technical staff and established clients to develop verified safe products, using leading-edge technologies and the best available safety approaches.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to hear from you!

What makes you a great fit:

  • The minimal qualifications for this position are a bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field plus at least five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • The preferred candidate will have a degree in the field of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field. A master’s degree is preferred but not required.
  • kVA by UL values 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, medina 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 Project Engineer - Portland, OR

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What you’ll learn & achieve:

We are currently seeking a Functional Safety Project Engineer to join our Functional Safety team in Portland, OR.

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in Electrical, Automotive, or Computer Science Engineering and 3-5 years of experience working with functional safety and embedded systems along with background in ISO 26262 compliance. This individual will support our Electric Vehicle, ADAS/ Autonomy and Semiconductor customers in their safety assurance efforts.  This individual will also have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology like robotics and artificial intelligence under these standards and have an opportunity to grow and support additional markets/standards.  Systems/Hardware/Software development, safety verification and validation experience, or safety analysis experience is a must for this position. Functional Safety experience is required to be successful in this position.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to hear from you!

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Computer Science Engineering or a closely related field in a relevant technical field plus 3-5 years of experience.
  • 1-2 years of ISO 26262 experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the appropriate discipline.
  • Working knowledge of conformity standards in use in area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply project-handling concepts in use in area of expertise.