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Components Engineer

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6 yrs required

Morgan Hill, CA

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Salary to $180,000

  • Prepare component drawings and specifications for complex electronic systems that may be electro-optical, opto-mechanical or electro-mechanical in natureWork with procurement to address component end of life issues and identifying alternatives in the event of product obsolescence.
  • Provide support to engineering and purchasing for procurement and selection of parts and materials, prepare nonstandard part and material submittals, interface and work with inside and outside labs to interpret test results and define testing for the purposes of assuring that parts are compliant to requirements
  • Perform BOM health checks to identify areas of technical concern; Hazardous material, Material Safety Data Sheets data, and Safety Assessment and Safety Report on System Hardware with program engineers, management, and customers on technical issues and status of work
  • Present results of analysis to program engineers and customers on a regular basis to ensure proper interpretation and understanding.
  • Act as a technical consultant in areas of expertise and to perform technical reviews of material/component quality documentation including supplier data, test results, etc. to assure conformance to stated requirements.
  • Follow established procedures and specific, detailed instructions and/or guidance from more senior functional staff
  • Track Component obsolescence and product life cycle


  • Bachelor degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or related Engineering discipline with 6+ years of experience or Master degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or related Engineering discipline with 4+ years of experience
  • Please be aware this position requires the ability to obtain security clearances.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens

 Additional Skills:

  • Experience or education concentration in component and/or reliability engineering as related to electrical, electro-mechanical and electronic parts application and selection
  • Understanding of circuit diagrams and how to interpret them
  • Knowledge/familiarity with military and industrial specifications and standards as well as test methods as they relate to parts and materials
  • Demonstrated, pro-active communication skills
  • Understanding of device physics and failure modes. Electrical overstress, electro-migration, fatigue, etc.
  • Knowledge of various testing methods of electrical and electronic parts employed in the defense industry  (i.e. burn-in, temperature cycling, vibration, shock, etc.
  • Familiarity with mechanical part and materials requirements as they relate to Defense Systems.
  • Familiarity with parts control/approval program processes
  • Familiarity with Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA) according to military, customer and internal specifications
  • Familiarity with IEEE parts standards and test/inspection methods
  • Ability to interface with suppliers and subcontractors to ensure program requirements are met
  • Confidence presenting status & results to program management
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