Hardware Engineer

  • location: Mountain View, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $48 - $66.66 per hour
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Hardware Engineer

Contract position: A Hardware Test Engineer is needed for an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products in the Mountain View, CA area. This position will work closely with the engineering team in support of Reliability, R&D, product development, and production. You will use state of the art equipment and techniques to test the reliability of products and materials. No per diem available. No travel is required. Must be able to work within the hours of 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Responsibilities for the Hardware Engineer
  • Follow established reliability test procedures and perform various environmental and mechanical reliability testing, photographic documentation of test setup and results, and report generation.
  • Set up and run test equipment (Instron tensile/compression system, Optical/digital microscope, Environmental chambers, Corrosion chambers).
  • Record, analyze, and report test results using spreadsheets and charts. Provide timely updates on testing progress. Responsible for several tests / products throughout the development life cycle.
Requirements for the Hardware Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering field and at least 2 years of experience in a testing lab or manufacturing with mechanical (some electrical) component / system testing.
  • Experience with laboratory equipment, sample preparation, and general lab processes.
  • Experience with Solid Works or other solid modeling (CAD) package. Knowledge of load cells, strain gauges, accelerometers and data acquisition systems.

  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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