Field Performance Reliability Engineer

Hawthorne, CA, United States

Full Time
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SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

FIELD PERFORMANCE RELIABILITY ENGINEER (STARLINK PRODUCT)

Starlink is Spacex’s ambitious goal to bring high quality internet to the globe by building a constellation of thousands of satellites in low earth orbit (LEO). We are developing millions of devices for end users to link our customers to our satellites. As a field performance reliability engineer on the Starlink team, you will be working with other engineers in all disciplines to evaluate reliability of the products in the field and proactively contribute to design and operational improvements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement field monitoring systems and strategies to quickly detect trends and issues as they arise
  • Perform hands-on testing of returned hardware to identify new hardware failures
  • Drive hardware, software and operational changes through root cause and analysis findings
  • Work closely with hardware, software and test engineering to maximize reliability across all disciplines
  • Define the long term vision for scaling up field monitoring processes as we expand globally

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or STEM discipline
  • 1+ years of professional or internship experience in data analysis, statistics or software algorithms

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with both electronics and mechanical design and analysis including knowledge of RF principles
  • Programming experience in Python, C and SQL with an emphasis on data analysis and automation
  • Demonstrated capability to think creatively and solve complex problems with little to no supervision on schedule as an individual or as a member of an integrated team
  • Experience in a fast-paced, iterative design environments within the consumer electronics, mobile handset, medical devices, aerospace, marine or automotive industries

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work extended hours, weekends, and offsite as needed

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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