Senior Reliability Engineer

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Senior Reliability Engineer


Eindhoven, High Tech Campus


40 hours

To strengthen our Test, Measurement and Reliability engineering team (TM&R) we are recruiting an eager and enthusiastic Reliability Engineer!

Momentum is great as we are moving forward in our aim to become the Global Leading foundry on InP. The focus on a reliable and stable product is higher as ever, the team and its strategical roadmap is one of companies top and makes this a role in our high strategical priorities.

The SMART Photonics customers are leading players in automotive, industrial, healthcare, data storage and robotics industry. To strengthen our quality capabilities for these market areas, we offer an exciting career opportunity of a Reliability Engineer. You will perform reliability testing, physical failure analysis in support of existing and new products and processes. For this position, you will report directly to whilst our TM&R Manager.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Define reliability requirements and develop reliability qualification plans for our PIC and building blocks;
  • Verify, validate, and comply the design and implementation, as well as run the internal qualification tests;
  • Lead ‘Root Cause Analysis’ activities, including experimentation, Weibull statistics, analysis, and delivering solutions. Planning and execution of design validation of PICs, SOAs and Modules;
  • Perform reliability testing capabilities to Telcordia’s certified standards (GR468);
  • Define and implement state-of-art validation and data analysis methodologies, including lab automation and statistical methods;
  • Design and improve in-house Automated Test Equipment;
  • Participate and contribute in design reviews, FMEA etc. through the entire product development life cycle; asses and communicate reliability risk to stakeholders;
  • Design and develop reliability monitoring and long-term reliability testing.


  • The person who is going to make the difference has/ is:
    • Bachelor/ master in a technical field;
    • 4+ years of Experience in reliability engineering in a semiconductor environment or wafer fab;
    • Strong engineering fundamentals and ability to apply semiconductor knowledge to drive reliability testing;
    • Solid mathematic and statistical background and understanding. (Weibull, GR468, etc);
    • Experienced in failure analysis, FMEA’s and-/or 8D;
    • Affinity with III-V semiconductor materials;
    • A Team player who easily communications on different levels;
    • Eagerness: The Ownership and Teamwork Spirit to make Global InP leadership happen.

What we offer:

  • An interesting and challenging career path with plenty of room to grow in the future.
  • Extra career development via training, a senior buddy and several career growth programs.
  • The TM&R is seen as an international and diverse team where opinions are heard, people are seen and good performance is rewarded. They all feel part of a strong and pleasant team that enables growth.
  • A job in an open foundry in which we do most inhouse, from select the sample, to die bonding / wire bonding and from building stress – and validations setups to interpreting the data.

Sounds like you? Then please feel free to apply!

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