• Senior Hardware Reliability Engineer

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 2 days ago(6/20/2018 5:39 PM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

    The Role:

    Amazon is a leader in developing first of its kind hardware, such as Kindle, Echo and Dash. Amazon reliability team aims to develop reliable and robust products that delight our customers. In this role, as a Senior Hardware Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for the reliability engineering of our new and emerging category devices. As a reliability engineer on new category product, you will be developing new reliability specifications and building new and reliable technologies. You should have a good understanding of Reliability statistics, Reliability tests and/or solid understanding of consumer electronics to influence design for reliability to:

    • Define new test specifications, methodology and test coverage to assure product reliability
    • Identify and validate product risks and work with design teams to mitigate them
    • Provide hands-on experimental design and execution
    • Perform reliability prediction of failure mechanisms on products under development and products in the field

    You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related fields or equivalent experience
    • 7+ years of experience in reliability engineering or consumer electronics

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree
    • Experience with electrical stress testing, ESD testing, environmental stress testing, fatigue testing, vibration and shock testing. Experience in the area of robotics is plus.
    • Experience in data analytics, statistical analysis and machine learning. Able to perform reliability analysis such as lifetime analysis, accelerated factor studies, reliability modeling and reliability allocation.
    • Capable to use quality and reliability tools such as FMEA, Fishbone, FTAs, RBDs, DOEs and Six-sigma methods to build reliable products.
    • Familiar with data analysis tools such as JMP, Reliasoft, Matlab, Minitab or Python.
    • Experience with failure analysis techniques: Electrical debug, Cross sectioning, dye and pry and microscopy
    • Knowledge of reliability and quality standards from IEC, IEEE, ISO, ANSI, ASTM and JEDEC. Knowledge in the areas of compliance and functional safety will be a plus.
    • Experience with IC/Semiconductor reliability, board reliability, display reliability, IC package types, board design and layout.
    • Strong communication skills in writing and presenting
    • Able to deep dive into reliability problems and resolve them independently.
    • This position will require some international travel

    Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
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