Principal Reliability Engineer - SemiConductors

CBS butler
45000.00 - 52000.00 GBP Annual + Excellent Benefits
16 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Principal Reliability Engineer

Sector: Hi Tech Manufacturing

Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire

Salary: GBP45k - GBP52k per annum

Principal Reliability Engineer:

You will join a world leading electronics company, and be responsible for engineering, reliability evaluation and formal qualification of opto-electronic components. You will assess the reliability risks and the rapid verification of product reliability to the satisfaction of critical Tier 1 customers, and develop a close working relationship with the InP photonic integrated circuit design team.

The Company:

A global manufacturer of high tech electronic components whose use touches many areas of our lives. They have a strong focus on research and development and have been at the forefront of their market for over three decades.

The Role:

  • Assessment/evaluation of semiconductor and optical component ageing characteristics, failure modes & associated risks
  • Customer interfacing on reliability reports/documentation and reliability test programmes
  • Definition and implementation of optical component qualification programmes
  • Problem solving, test engineering, testing and statistical data analysis
  • Experience in or understanding of opto-electronic component reliability and qualification (to Telcordia standards) would be useful
  • Good interpersonal and project management skills

Your Skills and Experience:


  • Degree level or equivalent in semiconductor physics/optoelectronics/electronics

Skills/Competencies Essential:

  • Reliability/qualification programme definition, planning, and implementation
  • Reliability modelling/statistical data analysis
  • Test engineering
  • Problem solving and failure analysis techniques
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills, able to robustly defend data analysis and conclusions where necessary

Skills/Competencies Desirable:

  • Opto-electronic component, design, performance, processing and operation


Private Healthcare, Holiday Purchase, Pension contributions matched + 3%, income protection, relocation package

How to Apply:

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