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Senior Reliability Test Engineer

MKS Instruments Inc Longmont ,CO
  • Posted: February 15, 2020
  • $67,668 to $103,159 Yearly
  • Full-Time

Senior Reliability Test Engineer
Longmont, CO
Job Category:
Quality Assurance and Reliability
Employment Classification:
Full Time


Senior Reliability Test Engineer - Longmont, CO

MKS is committed to be the highest reliability provider of process control solutions for advanced manufacturing. As part of the mission, the Test Engineer (Sr.) in Reliability Department will be responsible for supporting the IPM and IPS reliability program including product qualification testing, design for reliability, and design, develop, and implement automated testing, etc. This position will include the improvement or development of design processes which enhance reliability and reliability testing, and will also interface with customer on key reliability programs and issues.

Provide daily reliability support for IPM and IPS projects; perform reliability tasks per Reliability Plan.
Responsible for performing and leading the product qualification-testing, including Functional testing, Reliability and Durability testing (HALT, life test, etc.).
Generate and/or execute reliability test plans for product qualification and life testing
Perform various reliability analysis - e.g. reliability predictions (modeled and field), reliability allocation, Design FME(C)A, Weibull, Warranty analysis, etc.
Work with other team members to develop and build reliability test fixtures.
Provide technical support to improve the existing reliability and life test fixtures and equipment.
Work with engineering team to develop Reliability Plan for each project.
Perform root-cause analysis for failures happened in qualification testing and/or field.
Perform product design reviews (for reliability, safety, regulatory compliance etc.)

BSEE or BS engineering. MS is a plus.
2+ years' reliability and/or reliability test engineering in electronic or electromechanical, or mechanical field.
Test and test development experience with electronic or electromechanical systems
Technical, Urgency-driven, Curious, Pragmatic
Ability to communicate and work cross-functionally to resolve issues, including with customers
Familiar with HALT, HASS and Life test methods is a plus.
Familiar with Relex and Weibull ++ is a plus.
LabView hardware/software design knowledge/experience desirable
Technical, Urgency-driven, Curious, Pragmatic

Design experience with electronic systems or electromechanical systems is a plus
Embedded software testing experience (RS232, 488, DeviceNet and Profibus) is a plus
Semiconductor, automotive and/or medical experience preferred
Visual Basic and C/C++ programming a plus
+ MKS Instruments, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer. We solicit and hire applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected category. Our policy is to employ the most qualified applicants. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with company policies and federal and state guidelines.

Globally, our policy is to recruit individuals from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, for positions requiring access to export-controlled goods and technical data that are subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR), MKS Instruments. Inc. may have to obtain an export license from the U.S. Government. As such, applicants for these positions, except "U.S. persons" (generally defined as U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals (holder of a US Passport), lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees), may be subject to an export license review process. Employment is contingent upon issuance of the license.

MKS Instruments Inc


Longmont, CO
80503 USA

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