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Hardware System Reliability Engineer, Nest Hardware



Other Engineering
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience with reliability or quality engineering.
  • Experience with statistical analysis, including Monte Carlo Analysis, DoE, SPC, Gage R&R.
  • Experience in applying design for reliability techniques (FTA, DFMEA) and reliability modeling techniques (Reliability Block Diagram, Weibull, Reliability Growth Models).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Materials Science.
  • ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer or similar training in Reliability engineering.
  • Experience with failure analysis techniques for electrical, mechanical, or optical components.
  • Experience with Python, MATLAB, LabVIEW, or other programming languages for data analysis and hardware test.
  • Leadership experience, with the ability to summarize and communicate issues to executives.
  • Experience working with overseas manufacturing partners and manufacturing processes, and ability to travel up to 20% of the time as needed.

About the job

As a Reliability Engineer, you will play a key role in creating new consumer electronic products that meet a high bar for reliability and performance. You will work closely with the product management and design engineering teams to define standards, specify tests, and then supervise test execution and failure analysis. A broad engineering background and command of statistical methods will help to inform design of new products. Your team player and communication skills will be key to ensuring adoption of your technical recommendations.

Google engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. As a Hardware System Reliability Engineer of an extraordinarily creative, motivated and talented team, you'll develop products. You will address new problems as we continue to push technology forward and build from scratch.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices and Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user's interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices and Services team is making people's lives better through technology.


  • Translate product management reliability goals into appropriate testable goals.
  • Perform statistical data analysis, Accelerated Life Resting (ALT) and modeling, and risk assessment.
  • Develop reliability performance metrics and lead management reviews to review progress against those metrics.
  • Drive the failure analysis process for all failures discovered during reliability testing. Lead the failure analysis process with internal and external cross-functional teams for all failures discovered during reliability testing.
  • Lead reliability test planning, methodology, and execution for all aspects of the product.

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