Senior Reliability Engineer
The Senior Reliability Engineer will be based in Fremont and report to the SVP of Engineering. This is a key position, ensuring that our panels are best in class, stand the test of time in all possible environments, and have the necessary certifications and listings world-wide.
Design and develop reliability test techniques, methods, and procedures. Implement industry standard reliability protocols. Develop custom reliability plans.
Develop plans for and subject materials and laminates to all relevant environmental and weathering conditions.
Initiate engineering studies into system and component level failures, determine required reliability approach, perform root-cause analysis, development conclusions, and implement fixes
Devise reliability plan, design and encapsulate test modules, and perform reliability testing
Develop and implement certification, listing, and compliance plans
Operate and maintain reliability testing and failure analysis equipment and instruments
Analyze large sets of data, synthesize information, and devise & implement solutions
CAD models and drawings
M.S. or PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics or related field
5 or more years of direct experience in PV reliability engineering
Hands-on experience of solar panel manufacturing, accelerated testing, and failure analysis
Direct experience of certification and compliance testing of PV modules
Experience of data analytics
Excellent attention to detail and troubleshooting skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Team-player who works well as an individual contributor. Proven success in fast-paced and collaborative work environments
Passion for solar is always a plus
Applying for this position
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org