Senior Product Quality Engineer, Board - Automotive



Product, Quality Assurance
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

NVIDIA's state of art products are powering Artificial Intelligence, Gaming, Virtual Reality, Autonomous Vehicles, Enterprise Servers, Visual Computing, Home Entertainment, Datacenters, Servers, Automotive, Embedded Systems, and more. This is a once in lifetime opportunity to work with Nvidia's groundbreaking products in a multi-functional environment!

Welcome to NVIDIA's Quality and Reliability Group where we strive to develop and continuously improve quality system for better customer experience! This position is critical in maintaining the quality of NVIDIA's Automotive and Tegra products. We are looking for a Senior PQE who has a strong technical experience in Automotive board and system products, PCBA manufacturing/functional testing and customer complaint handling. They will support the product throughout the lifecycle of the product from NPI (new product introduction) to production release and later for resolving customer return issues.

What you will be doing:

  • Co-ordinate with multi-functional teams, aligning and maintaining the plan, methodologies, and requirements for failure analysis solution.

  • Develop test strategies for new features, including test equipment and diagnostic software specification and validation.

  • Detailed failure analysis, identifying root-cause of customer reported issues – Perform PCB-level debugging to isolate faults for physical FA.

  • Investigate NVIDIA product failures and determine solutions through lab experimentation and collaboration with other teams within NVIDIA to root cause and resolve complex problems.

  • Apply knowledge of system design, electrical engineering and PCBA manufacturing to propose containment and corrective action for design/production/supplier.

  • Maintain deep involvement in containment, risk assessment, and risk mitigation activities pertaining to hardware failures.

  • Share lessons-learn from previous field quality issues; give early input via DFMEA to ensure known quality, reliability, production issues are identified, and risks are mitigated.

  • Assist in generating 8D failure analysis reports and verify/characterize corrective actions’ effectiveness.

What we need to see:

  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in system/board level hardware verification/debug.

  • BS Degree or MS Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience).

  • Knowledge in manufacturing and production testing of boards and systems

  • Experience with system test development and knowledge of components such as servers, storage devices, network devices, power supplies, cooling systems, security, and software.

  • Exposure to digital design, circuit analysis, schematic review, statistical analysis, firmware, drivers, and diagnostic software applications.

  • Comfortable with the use of lab tools (oscilloscopes, multimeters, DAQ)

  • Outstanding problem-solving, collaborative, and interpersonal skills.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Experience of Automotive products and standards is a plus.

  • Good Knowledge of GPU/CPU product infrastructure and test methodology

  • Strong technical/debug skills in test equipment and test program troubleshooting

With highly competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most brilliant and talented people in the world working for us. Are you creative and autonomous, with a genuine passion for technology? We want to hear from you.

The base salary range is 132,000 USD - 253,000 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.