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Staff Engineer at MillenniumSoft Inc.

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Jose, California

Job Description:

Staff Engineer

Location : San Jose, CA
Duration : 06 Months Contract
Total Hours/week : 40.00


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in engineering or related discipline.

  • Advanced statistical knowledge, especially related to six sigma tools and methodology.

  • Experience managing large sets of data using data processing tools such as Minitab or Matlab.

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience performing tests to collect experimental data and performing statistical analyses to interpret results.

  • A minimum of 5 years of reliability engineering experience. •Willingness to prepare blood samples for testing (training will be provided).

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform detail-oriented work with a high degree of accuracy.

  • In addition to the above minimum qualifications, the following are considered highly desirable:

  • Knowledge of fluidic, optical, and/or electro-mechanical systems.

  • Problem solving experience in a multidisciplinary environment with engineers and scientists.

  • Experience managing large sets of data using data processing tools such as Minitab or Matlab.

  • Experience with automation (labview, Arduino).

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize test and measurement equipment.

  • Experience utilizing FMEA to guide team discussions and priorities.

  • Technical writing for the preparation of protocols, plans and reports.

  • Experience with Agile and/or Six Sigma tools and practices.

  • Knowledge of reliability fundamentals and understanding of reliability analysis (ie-life predictions, product life modeling, root cause analysis, environmental testing, accelerated testing, etc.)


  • Play a critical role in the development of new life sciences technology as a reliability engineer in the R&D Impact Engineering group, enabling our products to realize their promise to improve human health. Guide the project teams though defect prioritization, failure analysis, root cause investigation, corrective action implementation, and final validation. Assess program and technical risk through data-driven statistical analysis. Be a facilitator of best practices to ensure robust design, thorough risk assessment, and cross-functional transparency and alignment. Be an ambassador of customer experience, design quality, and reliability.

  • Monitor and guide defect resolution progress in a team environment throughout the development cycle.

  • Deep-dive into defect databases to assemble a thorough, structured statistical analysis of project risks and needs.

  • Provide reliability risk assessments to cross-functional teams and executive leadership.

  • Create and implement test plans to effectively mitigate risks in new product designs.

  • Facilitate and direct multidisciplinary discussions to evaluate technical risk through FMEA.

  • Author and execute test plans and protocols.

  • Record, organize, and manage large amounts of detailed test data.

  • Methodically analyze test data and interpret results for critical reliability decision-making.

  • Troubleshoot instrument failures and/or reliability issues as necessary.

  • Provide engineering input for new designs to ensure reliable and robust products.

  • Direct, execute, and document root cause investigations.

  • Guide the team to corrective action identification, implementation, and validation.

  • Escalate top issues by providing clear, well-structured, high-level updates.

  • Be a champion for best practices in R&D