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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 12/25/2016

Maxim Integrated San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Minimum Degree Required
Master's Degree

Career Level
Manager - Experienced (7+ years exp)

Job Description

Maxim Integrated is a highly successful, $2.4 billion company. With offices and manufacturing sites around the world, we design award-winning semiconductors that make the world more integrated. We also know that it s our people who make us a great company. So we reward bold thinking, teamwork, personal growth, and community involvement. Want to make a difference and be challenged every day* Join us at Maxim Integrated. With analog integration, the possibilities are endless.

Excellent opportunity for a capable Director to take over Global Reliability for all New Product Introductions. You will work on a wide variety cutting-edge products & technologies for top-tier customers in the medical, mobility and automotive market segments. Your work in this role will have a high degree of impact on the success of the overall organization. Responsibilities include:


30% planning the reliability qualifications, 30% communicating results to stakeholders, 30% problem resolution, 10% long-range strategic planning around resources and capital equipment

Interfacing with Design & Test Engineering, Technology Research & Development, Process and Package Reliability teams, Failure Analysis and Business Units for qualification results and issues

Providing technical guidance and coaching to a team of 8 Reliability engineers

Helping to drive a zero-defect culture within the broader organization, sharing best practices across teams

Managing all performance metrics to meet or exceed customer expectations

Interface with customers, when needed, especially with Automotive customers

Minimum Qualifications



8+ years of experience in the semiconductor industry, in-depth understanding of semiconductor physics

5+ years of experience as a senior/lead Reliability engineer or equivalent

Proven track record of leading and developing a team that collaborates between engineering and product groups

Very strong ability to communicate with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders

Ability to multi-task, prioritize numerous competing demands and problem solve decisively

Ability to provide strategic recommendations into planning based on upcoming company technology roadmaps, to insure qualification readiness in terms of both staff resourcing and capital equipment

Experienced dealing with failures (Burn-In, ESD and Latch-Up) during qualification and providing rapid resolution to issues

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or equivalent required

Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or equivalent preferred

Maxim is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Percentage of Travel
0% - 10%

Relocation Assistance Available

Visa Sponsorship Available

Maxim Integrated is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer