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Hardware Reliability Engineer, Google Cloud



Other Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Bangkok, Thailand.
Remote location(s): Thailand.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, other Engineering field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience in hardware reliability engineering in the electronics manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in environmental stress chamber testing.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with JMP or ReliaSoft packages or other reliability data analysis tools.
  • Experience with Python, SQL, or other programming languages.
  • Knowledge of reliability engineering techniques including derating, DFMEA (Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Test), and ORT (Ongoing Reliability Test).

About the job

Google's custom-designed machines make up one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. The Hardware Testing Engineering team ensures that this cutting-edge equipment is reliable. In the R&D lab, you design test equipment for prototypes of our machinery and develop the protocols used to scale these tests for the entire global team. Working closely with design engineers, you give input on designs to improve our hardware until you're sure it meets Google's standards of quality and reliability.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.


  • Act as the reliability focal point for manufacturing partners.
  • Drive the implementation of machine learning related product reliability tests and assessments at partner sites, lead the process improvement initiatives, and provide technical guidelines for reliability lab expansion or relocation.
  • Translate product availability and reliability requirements into test plans to enable comprehensive reliability assessments throughout the product life cycle.
  • Lead and collaborate with the internal and external engineering teams to ensure failure analysis is conducted in a timely manner.

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