Reliability Engineering Technician (Oculus)

(Menlo Park, CA)

Careers at Oculus

Part of Facebook

As a reliability engineering technician at Oculus, you will take a critical role in bringing reliable virtual reality to our customers and the world. You will contribute to all aspects of the product lifecycle from characterizing usage of early prototypes to testing of customer facing hardware. You will be responsible for work within the reliability test lab including reliability tests, operation of test equipment, scheduling of equipment maintenance, and equipment calibration. We are looking for someone who can wear multiple hats depending on the task at hand. The ideal candidate has a "can do" attitude with vast experience in reliability engineering, high attention to detail, thirst for knowledge, and an inherent interest in all aspects of consumer electronics.

Responsibilities

  • Characterize usage and stress by utilizing data acquisition equipment including accelerometers, strain gauges, thermocouples, load cells, and high speed cameras
  • Perform a variety of testing including environmental, mechanical, and electrical stresses
  • Analyze data from tests performed
  • Schedule and perform routine maintenance of test equipment
  • Write and document detailed test operating procedures
  • Prepare detailed and concise test reports

Minimum Qualifications

  • AA degree in electronics or a similar field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a comparable test role
  • Experience performing reliability tests including (but not limited to) mechanical, electrical, shock, vibration, environmental, and characterization testing
  • Knowledge of characterization tools including proper procedures to use strain gauges, thermocouples, load cells, and high speed cameras
  • Experience with operating test equipment such as environmental chambers, vibration tables, shock towers, repetitive stress cyclers, and drop towers
  • Experience with creating and maintaining an equipment calibration and maintenance plan
  • Timely execution of tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks with accurate data and attention to detail
  • Ability to independently manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with electronic equipment such as power supplies, electronic loads, and multimeters
  • Familiarity with soldering

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