Full-Time

Quality Engineer

Backbone

Backbone

51-200 employees

Cloud game streaming and mobile gaming platform

Hardware
Consumer Software

Senior

Remote

Requirements
  • 7+ years working in the development and manufacturing of consumer electronics
  • Strong fundamentals in high volume manufacturing of consumer electronic products
  • Experience with statistical analysis and data handling including Minitab, Excel and JMP/Tableau
  • Strong understanding of sampling lot size significance, including familiarity with ISO 2859 quality standard and AQL levels
  • Knowledge in FMEA Process, Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control, and Reliability Models
  • Experience implementing DFMEA and PFMEA methodologies into the development life cycle
  • Strong communication skills with ability to clearly articulate quality issues for technical and non-technical members of the team as well as manufacturing partners
  • Demonstrated experience working in a highly collaborative environment with cross-functional teams, including EE, PD, ME, GSM and Ops
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for new product introduction quality, manufacturing quality, and field quality
  • Partner with product development, manufacturing, and contract manufacturing teams to identify quality improvement opportunities in future products, initiate proposals, build alignment and drive to resolution
  • Use DFMEA and PFMEA methodologies with the engineering design and manufacturing teams to identify risks and implement solutions
  • Responsible for vendor implementation of inspection processes across all fabrication nodes
  • Lead Failure Analysis and determine root-cause of product failures
  • Work closely with PD team to conduct failure analysis, determine root-cause of product failures, implement corrective actions, and roll out inspection procedures to prevent reoccurrence
  • Work directly with manufacturing partners to evaluate and maintain product yields
  • Work with the data analytics team to develop monitoring dashboards with quantitative metrics to report on product quality
  • Develop new suppliers and setup processes to maintain quality through scaling
  • Will work directly with overseas manufacturing partners in Asia involving evening calls international travel up to 25%

Backbone is a trailblazer in the gaming industry, developing a comprehensive platform for cloud game streaming and core gaming on mobile devices, with a team comprised of experts from tech giants like Google, Meta, and Microsoft. The company's competitive edge lies in its ability to support a wide range of gaming options, from mobile-native iOS games to next-gen console exclusives, and even offering direct support for Remote Play & Steam Link for those who own a console or PC. Backbone's inclusive and dynamic work culture, coupled with its commitment to technical advancement, makes it an ideal workplace for those seeking to shape the future of gaming.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$41M

Headquarters

Palo Alto, California

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

31%

2 year growth

130%
INACTIVE