Reliability Engineer
Posted on 3/30/2023
Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
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  • Contribute to our bug tracking meetings and help prioritize and root cause issues
  • Develop infrastructure for accelerated life testing of our custom agricultural spray system based on previously seen failure modes as well as probable future failure modes
  • Analyze existing reliability data to pinpoint high failure components and generate mitigation strategies
  • Thrive in leading multiple problem-solving efforts; contribute and validate solutions for issues discovered through testing or in the field
  • Monitor reliability performance of the system throughout development and deployment in the real world, and implement lessons learned into the process
  • Develop and own test infrastructure for in-house environmental, accelerated life, and stress testing
  • Develop and execute on test plans to verify system requirements
  • Participate in design reviews and perform DFMEA on mechanical and electrical subsystems
  • Help define environmental, durability, and reliability objectives to drive system and component design
Desired Qualifications
  • Engineering background with experience in testing and analysis, ideally in an aerospace, automotive, industrial machinery, or related industry
  • 3+ years of experience in a reliability focused role with knowledge of mechanical, electrical, environmental, and vibrational design considerations
  • Familiarity with applying common failure analysis techniques and theory
  • Experience designing test infrastructure, and developing and executing on test cards
  • Highly organized and skilled at creating clear, concise, and functional documentation
  • Willingness to travel to test sites to gain understanding of the products use and operational environment (<15% of time)
  • Independent and motivated, able to self-direct and manage time

11-50 employees

Autonomous electric aircraft manufacturer
Company Overview
Pyka believes that electrification and automation will make aviation safer, more affordable, and more accessible than has ever been possible in human history.
  • Competitive salary & equity
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • FSA with employer matching
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Free catered lunch & snacks