Reliability and Failure Analysis Engineer

Join a Cutting-Edge, Fast-Growth Company and Support Disruptive Products That Are Changing Markets

Advance Your Career with Menlo Micro, a Rapidly Growing Spin-Off from GE Global Research

If you combine experience in failure analysis with strong interpersonal and communication skills and a hands-on approach, the role of Reliability and Failure Analysis Engineer offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Make an impact in a broad role, not only as you conduct failure analyses, but also as you take point on bringing the function in-house.
  • Join us during an exciting time and help shape an important role, created to meet the demands of rapid growth.
  • Support Menlo Micro's proprietary and proven Ideal Switch technology -- electromechanical switches smaller than the width of a human hair and architected to be scalable to different power ratings.
  • Work with top minds in the electronic systems and semiconductor industries -- professionals who aren't interested in maintaining the status quo, but who are passionate about pushing technology forward.
  • Enjoy our energized, small company atmosphere along with big company benefits, including stock options, built on the foundation and resources of top investors including GE, Corning and Paladin Capital Group.
To be a good fit for the Reliability and Failure Analysis Engineer opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or another job-relevant field. 
  • 2-5 years of reliability engineering experience, including strong demonstrable skill with electrical test equipment including power supplies, multimeters, oscilloscopes, and other common equipment.
  • Experience with qualification testing based on industry standards (JEDEC, MIL standards)
  • Proficiency in reading schematics and troubleshooting analog and digital circuits.
  • Familiarity with basic failure analysis techniques including 2D and 3D X-Ray, cross-sectioning, SEM, EDS, probing, and FLIR thermography.
  • Strong statistical skills, reliability modeling, (hypothesis testing, sampling distributions, LTPD, Weibull statistics)
  • Some exposure to RF/microwave technology a plus.
  • CAD experience is a plus.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Menlo Micro has reinvented one of the most fundamental building blocks of electronic systems – the electronic switch. Menlo Micro’s technology creates a new switch category that eliminates compromises and tradeoffs by combining the benefits of electromechanical and solid-state switches into the best of both worlds with its “Ideal Switch.”

Salary Range
$77,000.00 - 120,000.00
per Year
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Irvine, CA 92713, US