Mac Reliability Engineer

Austin, Texas, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200273320
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, phenomenal ideas have a way of becoming exceptional products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. You will work with Apple’s innovative Reliability Engineering team working with hardware development groups. The engineer will be responsible for leading and executing reliability tests on new Apple and supplier technologies, development of new test procedures to quantify the reliability of a design, and failure analysis resulting from these tests.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience performing reliability testing including Mechanical Stress Tests, Shock/Drop/Vibration Testing, Environmental Testing Failure Analysis analytical techniques (Optical Microscopy, X-Ray, SEM/EDS, FTIR, XPS etc)
  • Ability to use fundamental failure analysis methodology to derive a root cause of failure Knowledge of industry test Standards (JEDEC, ASTM, IEEE)
  • Deep understanding of mechanical assemblies Application of DOE (design of Experiments)
  • Application of FMEA (Failure Modes an Effects Analysis)
  • Extraordinary problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to complete tests and resolve problems in an unattended manner
  • Flexibility and adaptability to accept new tasks
  • Dynamic and “can do” attitude with a desire to work with a phenomenal team and product


- Preparing concise and detailed test plans and test reports - You will be building new reliability tests procedures and specifications for our MAC products. - Statistical data analysis to provide risk assessments for our designs - Researching a technology to determine possible failure modes - Prioritizing and completing tasks to meet deadlines - Providing design recommendations to improve product reliability when necessary - Interacting with a wide variety of individuals and teams to communicate results

Education & Experience

- Engineering degree and 5+ years of experience in a related field or industry required - MS or PhD in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent field desired - Consumer electronics experience is helpful

Additional Requirements