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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
Palo Alto, CA    Posted: Thursday, April 02, 2020
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At Lyft, community is what we are & its what we do. Its what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

We care deeply about delivering the best transportation experience; this means the best experience for the passenger & the best experience for the driver. We believe this quality of service can only be achieved with a deep understanding of our world, our cities, our streets how they evolve, how they breathe. We embrace the powerful positive impact autonomous transportation will bring to our everyday lives & with our ambition, we will become a leader in the development & operation of such vehicles. Thanks to our network, with hundreds of millions of rides every year, we have the means to make autonomy a safe reality. As a member of Level 5, you will have the opportunity to develop & deploy tomorrows hardware & software solutions & thereby revolutionize transportation.


  • Be an active participant in autonomous vehicle & software development, working closely with both hardware & software teams in supporting functionality definition from a safety perspective
  • Be the point contact to external vendors on the development of ASIL compliant devices
  • Help define safety goals & develop the safety cases for the autonomous vehicle & software
  • Derive technical safety requirements based on defined safety goals for the autonomous vehicle & software
  • Drive the Hazard Analysis & Risk Assessment for the autonomous vehicle/software
  • Support FMEDA, DFMEA, FTA & DFA technical work products to ensure that ASIL metrics are being met
  • Define safety testing requirements for both hardware & software, working closely with the internal testing team to ensure correct implementation


  • Functional Safety, Electrical Engineering, Product Development Engineering, or Quality/Reliability Engineering background
  • Experience in using the ISO 26262 or the IEC 61508 standards (other applicable safety standards such as DO-254, ISO 60601, IEC 62304 may apply)
  • Technical experience in creating HARA, FMEDA, DFMEA & FTA work products
  • Experience with either vendor, automotive-tier 1 or automotive-OEM technical collaborations
  • Understanding of FIT estimate derivation based on SN29500, IEC 62380 or equivalent standards
  • Proven time management skills & a respect of deadlines
  • Experience with software tools for HARA, FMEDA, DFMEA & FTA work products
  • Experience in data analysis (script writing to extract data, experience with JMP or other statistical analysis tool)
  • Hardware or software experience but not necessarily a deep expert in either
  • Proactive approach to troubleshooting problems - demonstrating taking responsibility of fixing issues


  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • In addition to 11 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, & foster parents are all eligible
  • Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work
  • 20% off all Lyft rides

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues & hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy & safe workplace & strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance & other similar state laws & local ordinances, & its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

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