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Reliability Test Engineer - San Carlos at Joby Aviation
San Carlos, CA, US

Joby Aviation is seeking a motivated and organized Test Engineer to aid in the reliability testing of electronic equipment, electrical wiring systems, and high voltage batteries. The data collected pre, post- and during tests will aid in evaluating and improving designs of equipment used throughout the vehicle. In addition to validation testing, activities include supporting design team in non-destructive diagnostics. The Joby Aviation team is made up of extremely talented, hardworking, proactive, and hands-on individuals, operating in a very fast-paced and rewarding environment. We are looking to expand this team with like-minded individuals looking to make a mark in the transportation industry. 


·        Work closely with EE and Battery teams to (1) develop functional tests for pre and post validation evaluation and (2) identify equipment needed to execute tests. 
·        Work closely with Reliability Engineer to (1) create the foundation for the design of reliability experiments, (2) develop the environmental stress test protocol, and (3) communicate test results. 
·        Develop LabView/Python scripts for in-situ data collection. 
·        Diagnose failures and conduct root cause analysis. 
·        Manage test equipment and secure external resources 


·        B.S. in mechanical engineering or another relevant discipline 
·        Excellent problem solving and communication skills 
·        Strong analytical background 
·        Experience operating temperature/humidity chambers, vibration tables, HALT chambers. 
·        LabView/Python 
·        Familiarity with oscilloscopes, DAQ systems, power supplies, and load bank setups. 

Desirable Experience: 

·        Reliability background – Weibull statistics, sample size estimation. 
·        Reliability test design for electronic assemblies. 
·        Exposure to high voltage systems