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Application Engineer IV
Ref No.: 18-07533
Location: Mountain View, California
Reliability Engineer, Project Jacquard ATAP is a fast-paced, project-focused innovation group. Projects are developed and executed at the intersection of ambitious science and an urgent user need or application. Jacquard by Google is committed to delivering simple, seamless connectivity woven into your everyday essentials. This position will a be a generalist position and will involve understanding technology behind various modules, sensors and implementing robust reliability plans to bring out design weaknesses. In this position, you will work closely with design engineering, test engineering, manufacturing and operations teams to define standards, specify tests, and then supervise test execution. You are also expected to perform basic electrical debug and failure analysis. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are key to establish effective working relationships within and outside of Google. Responsibilities ● Understand technology driving various sensors and modules, develop reliability tests to bring out design weaknesses ● Establish and lead module level DFR (Design for Reliability) activities such as Fault Tree Analysis and Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis ● Establish methodology and lead various Design Verification tests ● Translate test results into meaningful product life metrics and highlight shortcomings on any metrics not met ● Collaborate and work synergistically with product design,design teams, system reliability, manufacturing and quality engineers and FA teams to de-risk, drive root cause and implement necessary corrective actions. ● Interface with suppliers to ensure reliability tests are being executed as planned. Minimum qualifications ● BS degree in Electrical Engineering,Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. ● 3+ years of experience in industry as reliability engineer or hardware engineering ● Willingness to learn and execute outside individual expertise area ● Experience in applying design for reliability techniques including FTA and DFMEA ● Experience in developing reliability test plans against product metrics ● Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills ● Help in bringing up test infrastructure to support in house module testing ● Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally Preferred qualifications ● MS in Electrical Engineering or related discipline ● Direct consumer HW experience preferred ● Statistical background, courses in statistics is a huge plus ● Experience with typical sensors and modules in consumer HW is a huge plus ● Ability to code in LabView, Python, R