Senior Reliability Engineer

Summary

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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 recruiting@solaria.com