2019-06-25 Waymo
Hardware Validation Engineer
Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.

Hardware Engineering is a diverse, innovative, and collaborative group of electrical, mechanical, reliability, software and vehicle engineers. We design, build, and perfect the products which are the eyes and ears of Waymo's self-driving systems, and integrate those products into vehicle platforms. We're seeking curious and talented teammates to keep us moving in the right direction.

In this Hardware Engineer role, you'll:

  • Collaborate with Design Engineers in PCB power supply design including component selection, schematic review, layout review, and simulation
  • Prepare and execute comprehensive PCBA power supply validation for various types of design, e.g., bulk converter, rectifier, load switch, etc, to catch issues early and improve the product quality
  • Engage with JDM partners on reviewing vendor validation test plan, test report and bug tracking
  • Troubleshoot, experiment and make sound recommendations to resolve design issues
  • Review PCB layout for PI/EMC compliance
  • Create validation reports to ensure data accuracy and completeness. Drive bug report and work with design engineers on debug process for solutions and fixes

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • BS or MS degree with 5 years plus experience in electrical engineering
  • Deep understanding of voltage regulator design
  • Proficient in using O-scopes, Power supplies, Electronic loads, RLC, DMM, generators, spectrum analyzers
  • Understanding of measurement techniques and fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Python, C/C++ and ability to modify existing code and create new test scripts out of existing libraries is highly preferred

It’s preferred if you have:

At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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