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Teradyne Reliability Design Engineer in Agoura Hills, California

Duties & Responsibilities :

If being part of a global team that is both exciting and dynamic excites you, then Teradyne may be the place for you! Here you will get the chance to work on cutting edge technology. Teradyne’s engineering teams are characterized by deep technical skills working with both software & hardware. Our engineers thrive on a dynamic, customer-driven, global work environment. We succeed through teamwork.

As a Reliability Design Engineer, you will work with the instrumentation and system design teams in product development and apply Teradyne’s world class Design for Reliability process. Provide reliability guidance and support to design personnel, assist in component selection/use for improved product reliability.

Evaluate and qualify new technologies for reliability. Plan, implement and lead Highly Accelerated Life test (HALT), write test reports, lead Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEAs), plan and implement accelerated life tests, perform reliability budgeting, estimating, and reliability risk mitigation.

Reliability Engineering position can be in Agoura Hills CA or North Reading MA.

Basic Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Education Required:

  • The successful candidate will have minimum BSEE/BSME or equivalent with 5 years or more reliability engineering experience and experience in the design of electrical assemblies and systems engineering.

  • MS in Reliability Engineering and experience in the Automated Test Equipment design (ATE) a plus.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with Design FMEA.

  • Experience in environmental stress testing and failure analysis to root cause.

  • Hands-on experience with Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT).

  • Experience with statistical methods for accelerated life testing and component evaluation.

  • Experience in designing test fixtures and developing test procedures.

  • Working knowledge of test equipment and instrumentation (i.e. oscilloscopes, DMM’s, Spectrum analyzers and generators, etc) and a demonstrated ability to set-up tests and write test report.

  • Experience with Design for Reliability (DFR) guidelines.

  • Experience in component derating and application.

  • Experience with reliability budgeting, estimating and reliability growth.

  • Experience with redundancy and fault tolerance.

  • Experience with predictive and preventative maintenance.

  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Statistical Software packages, reliability analysis software (Weibull++, BlockSim and Alta preferred) and Shelock.

  • Good verbal, written and persuasion skills.

  • High energy individual with good presentation and training skills.

  • Ability to and desire to travel approx. 10%.

Every company offers benefits, but when you look at the total picture - that’s when you see the Teradyne difference. At Teradyne, we go above and beyond the standard benefits package to ensure that you are covered in all areas. Teradyne is committed to providing high-quality benefits to the people who join our team. The benefits we offer meet the needs of our employees and allow them to share in the success of our company.

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Current openings may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment. ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370-3041 or contact them at HR.Service.Center@teradyne.com for additional assistance. LitePoint, a Teradyne Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.