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(Senior) Reliability & Failure Analysis Engineer

Job Title: (Senior) Reliability & Failure Analysis Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
REF: RFAnalysisEngineer_1649933973
Contact Name: Catherine Sun
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Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Job Title: Mandarin Chinese Speaking (Senior) Reliability & Failure Analysis Engineer

Reports To: Reliability Team Leader

Full-time permanent role in Ipswich UK, circa £45k - £50k

Are you looking to take the challenge to embrace the fast-changing optoelectronic industry? If so, then this is a great opportunity to work for a well-known brand in a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider.

Our client has established an end-to-end solution in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing through dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships. Their products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.

We are looking for Mandarin Chinese Speaking (Senior) Reliability & Failure Analysis Engineer to join our team. You will be responsible for reliability strategy of R&D and product development projects of cutting edge optoelectronic technology for telecommunication industry; Responsible for development and execution of reliability test plan for next generation optoelectronic devices, as well as identification of device weakness and reliability risk. You will also be responsible for reliability improvement proposal to Project/Design/Process teams.

You will need to liaise between Reliability Team and Project Team/other reliability team worldwide.

Main Responsibilities

  • Defining and executing burn-in, validation and qualification test plan for a range of optoelectronic devices;
  • Reliability measurements of devices;
  • Analysis, interpreting and presenting of reliability test data;
  • Failure analysis;
  • Managing assigned tasks and deliver them to agreed cost and time budgets;
  • Taking part in required internal and external technical training program;
  • Any other ad hoc duty as requested.



  • PhD in a relevant semiconductor/material or device design topic;
  • In-depth knowledge of III-V optoelectronic device physics;
  • Demonstrable experience of data analysis;
  • Flexible attitude to working hours.


  • Academic and/or Industry experience in III-V semiconductor optoelectronic device reliability and/or failure analysis principles and methods;
  • Experience of failure analysis in other semiconductor industry sectors;
  • Knowledge of fabricating process of III-V optoelectronic device;
  • Project management skills and people management skill;
  • Optoelectronic industry reliability standard;
  • ISO9001 or equivalent Quality Management System.
  • Personal Attributes
  • Able to work calmly under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Proactive and innovative team player who is also capable of working independently;
  • Displays a positive approach to working and actively seeks to share ideas and information with colleagues;
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to ensure prioritisation of workloads dovetails with the needs of the business.

Before you apply, please make sure you have the Right to Work in the UK without requirement for work sponsorship.

To apply, please send your CV to

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