Senior Product Engineer, Power Products

Irvine, CA - San Jose, CA - Albany, NY

About Us

Menlo Micro has reinvented one of the most fundamental building blocks of electronic systems – the electronic switch. Menlo Micro’s technology creates a new switch category that eliminates compromises and tradeoffs by combining the benefits of electromechanical and solid-state switches into the best of both worlds with its “Ideal Switch.”

Are you interested in playing a critical, impactful role and work with top electronic systems talent at an exciting startup backed by industry leaders? Do you want to help create truly disruptive and unique products that have the ability to change markets? If you answered yes to both, this may be your opportunity to have a significant impact at a cutting-edge semiconductor company with industry-leading technology that will drive electronic systems innovation across a diverse range of industries.

Role Summary and Purpose

You will drive the production release of advanced power products that use our innovative MEMS switch technology.  In this role you will be the lead engineer ensuring technical attainment of all qualification requirements, including characterization and reliability testing, and drive the timely release-to-production.  You will be a core member of the Power Business Unit and work across the entire company organization. 

You will directly impact critical roadmaps and support new technology developments.  Projects will encompass characterization, packaging, thermal / mechanical considerations, assembly, test strategy, data analysis, reliability testing, root cause problem solving, and material dispositioning.

Essential Responsibilities

This is a hands-on role and key responsibilities include: 

  • Characterization and reliability stress testing of both die, package and module-level products. 
  • Timely qualification and production launches.
  • Data analysis, dispositions, and associated reports.
  • Development and deployment of comprehensive test capabilities that ensure compliance to spec.
  • Drive advancements in DFT and DFM methodologies.
  • Work with the technology team to enhance and validate new technologies, device structures, and design rules.
  • Work with the test development team to drive pre-production yield enhancements and test methodology improvements.
  • Provide feedback into next generation product specifications and development.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Deep understanding of high-power device characterization, qualification and reliability requirements.
  • Experience with test and test systems for high-power devices.
  • Experience using sound DOE practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate, find root cause, and implement appropriate corrective actions using statistical data analysis methods across a broad range of disciplines including device physics, fabrication, test methods, product specifications and product reliability
  • Strong working knowledge of statistical data analysis tools and scripting languages.
  • BS or MS in physics, or electrical engineering with a minimum 5 years of experience. 
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.

Desired Characteristics

  • A critical problem solver and innovator.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience with power package technologies.
  • Familiarity with power relays and protection devices.
  • Experience with AC and DC power systems at ratings up to 1kV and 100A.
  • A working understanding of MEMS or semiconductor device physics and fabrication.
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