Sustaining Reliability Engineer

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As a Sustaining Reliability Engineer in FRL, you will be responsible for assessing and maintaining the hardware reliability of products post ramp, during mass production. This includes leading all post ramp qualification activities from a reliability standpoint as well as identifying and resolving any outstanding reliability issues in the factory. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams such as Quality, CM management and Factory Ops to represent reliability and solve issues that may come up during mass production. You will also be responsible for assessing field reliability of the shipped products and provide hardware reliability insights to the NPI team to influence next generation products. The FRL Reliability team is looking for someone who can wear multiple hats depending on the task at hand. The ideal candidate has a strong background in reliability engineering, reliability statistics as well as ability to work with large datasets to extract information and provide insights to key stakeholders.
Sustaining Reliability Engineer Responsibilities
  • Lead all reliability related post ramp qualification (PRQ) activities including second source, site moves, line qualifications etc. and develop concise and detailed reliability test plans and reports
  • Monitor ongoing reliability testing (ORT) at Contract Manufacturers
  • Lead all reliability activities during escalation/line stop/line down situation for fast recovery including RC/CA, testing and risk assessments
  • Monitor field reliability and present information to management on a regular basis
  • Develop novel methods to assess field reliability and influence next generation products
  • Partner with internal teams to develop and maintain data infrastructure required for field data analytics across product platforms
  • Analyze field returns through a reliability lens as well as monitoring key device usage metrics that can impact hardware reliability
  • Provide accurate and in-depth statistical analysis
  • Domestic and International travel required
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience in reliability engineering using reliability statistics
  • Knowledge of mechanical design, material science and failure mechanisms of consumer electronics
  • Reliability program management experience
  • Knowledge and experience with reliability tests including (but not limited to) mechanical, shock, vibration, environmental and characterization testing
  • Proficient in field reliability data analysis (Nevada chart, warranty analysis)
  • Experience with data analytics using large datasets
  • Interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Experience to independently manage multiple tasks in a dynamic cross-functional environment while meeting deadlines and maintaining attention to detail
  • Proficient in coding with one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python, R, JMP Scripting Language (JSL), MATLAB, Minitab, etc.)
  • Experience in data analytics, statistical analysis and reliability analysis such as lifetime analysis, accelerated factor studies, and reliability modeling. (JMP, ReliaSoft, etc.)
  • Experience with one or more query languages (e.g., SQL, HiveQL, Presto, etc.)
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant technical field, or equivalent practical experience. Degree must be completed prior to joining Meta.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of reliability physics of failure
  • Experience with failure analysis techniques. Knowledgeable of failure analysis techniques including (but not limited to) optical microscopy, X-Ray, CT scan, SEM, EDX, and FTIR
  • Experience with data visualization software (e.g., Tableau, etc.)
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