Hardware Reliability Engineer

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New Zealand Skills in Demand are seeking qualified Hardware Reliability Engineers for roles in Christchurch.

Their client is the fastest growing inverter company in the world.  By combining the power of solar energy and the proven advantages of communications technology, they make solar power systems productive, reliable, smart and safe - increasing the energy harvest of solar panels by up to 25 percent. Their microinverter system is profoundly changing the way solar systems function, and as a result, changing the solar industry itself.   

They are building teams with highly talented individual contributors and leaders who design, develop, and manufacture next generation solar technologies.  Their work environment is fast-paced, fun, and full of exciting new projects.

The Role:

We are currently seeking a Hardware Reliability Engineer. This important role supports the test automation/hardware reliability verification effort and will contribute to the business goal of ensuring the most efficient, and reliable microinverter systems, by establishing the most effective test practices.


  1. Automating data collection and analysis to achieve optimal results

  2. Working with cross functional teams to resolve issues in a timely manner

  3. Applying reliability testing principles and practices towards completion of goals

  4. Developing detailed understanding of product design and implementation

  5. Applying product knowledge and reliability testing principles, data collection and analysis in a very large reliability test environment

  6. Facilitating the efficient collection of test data and report test outcomes by collecting, analyzing, interpreting, summarizing and displaying data


What you will need:

BS/MS in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years recent experience in a senior role in design, product verification and manufacturing test development

  • Test automation experience is a plus (+) as is reliability testing an analysis

  • Some experience with power supplies, inverters or solar power is strongly desired

  • Background in Automated Testing, Black Box Testing, White Box Testing, Hardware Debugging, Hardware Testing, Hardware Quality Assurance Process

  • Extreme attention to detail

  • Basic working knowledge of process improvement

  • Experience with Design of Experiments and Reliability testing

  • Relex or Reliasoft knowledge or experience


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Get in touch with Ammar Yousef at NZ Skills in Demand today and get started on your journey. 

1. Email ammar@nzskillsindemand.co.nz with your CV

2. Fill out our free initial evaluation form for us to assess you eligibility for a NZ Visa.

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