Sr. Power Electronics Reliability Engineer



  • This role follows the reliability lifecycle of Tesla vehicle high voltage (power) electronic systems from concept to design, development, manufacturing, field operation, and field returns to design-in, confirm and grow exceptional reliability at every stage.


  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics (EE) Engineering and one or more years of industry experience on reliability of high voltage (power) electronics.
  • Master’s or PhD degree in Reliability Engineering
  • Experience working with high voltage (power) electronics and complex electro-mechanical systems.
  • Working knowledge of MOSFET technology, failure mechanisms, and physics-based reliability modeling.
  • Knowledge of the ReliaSoft Synthesis Platform, including Weibull++, BlockSim, ALTA, RGA, and xFMEA.
  • Knowledge of database structures and practical understanding and use of SQL. Experience in working with large data sets. Experience with Tableau for big data analytics.
  • Knowledge of methods to design-in reliability for electronics, including experience with the Sherlock software.
  • Knowledge and experience with HALT and HASS/ESS for electronic and/or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Working knowledge of applied statistics and experience with statistical software such as JMP.
  • Knowledge of reliability warranty analysis and reliability prediction methods.
  • Working knowledge of failure analysis techniques such as optical microscopy, SEM, CSAM, X-ray, cross-sectioning and EDX.
  • ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer preferred.