Staff Reliability Engineer

Quality Bangalore, India


Enphase Energy is a global energy technology company and leading provider of solar, battery, and electric vehicle charging products. Founded in 2006, Enphase transformed the solar industry with our revolutionary microinverter technology, which turns sunlight into a safe, reliable, resilient, and scalable source of energy to power our lives. Today, the Enphase Energy System helps people make, use, save, and sell their own power. Enphase is also one of the fastest growing and innovative clean energy companies in the world, with approximately 68 million products installed across more than 145 countries.  


We are building teams that are designing, developing, and manufacturing next-generation energy technologies and our work environment is fast-paced, fun and full of exciting new projects.  

If you are passionate about advancing a more sustainable future, this is the perfect time to join Enphase!  


About the role

Reporting to the Principal Engineer-Reliability, the successful candidate in this key role at Enphase will move the organization toward efficient, scalable and predictable Reliability methods while retaining true flexibility in a highly innovative environment.


What you will do

  • Lead cross functional teams to perform BOM Scrub, DFMEA and DfR (Design for Reliability) in early life cycle phase and recommend design changes. 
  • Utilize modeling, and accelerated testing techniques (including cycles, phases) to identify and prevent field issues in early life cycle phases.
  • Develop detailed understanding of product design and implement reliability testing plans to qualify products within program schedules.
  • Designing, procuring, building test platforms and setting up testing environment and equipment
  • Facilitate the efficient collection of test data, interpret the same, and provide understandable reports on the test outcomes.
  • Analyzing field data and correlating test results to field performance
  • Analyzing / troubleshooting failures on identified systems and driving issues to closure with preventive measures.
  • Develop innovative methods to identify critical failure modes and prevent/fix prior to new product launches. 
  • Apply expertise to optimize the complete solar system solution to ensure life performance to the warranty.
  • Work with 3rd party CM’s, and Quality department to ensure ongoing compliance with reliability specifications utilizing an ORT program.
  • Travel requirements may be up to 15%


Who you are and what you bring

  • B.Eng, M.S. in scientific, engineering or reliability field
  • 8+ years reliability-focused product development experience; 3+ years EV storage experience
  • Excellent written and presentation skills to write papers, make presentations, and communicate to executives or committees.
  • Strong understanding of materials, mechanical, and electrical engineering fundamentals
  • Strong understanding of Design for Reliability processes and principles
  • Experience with developing and executing product/process qualification test plans and aging experiments including HALT, HASS
  • Strong understanding of statistics, probability, and Design of Experiments
  • Proven ability to apply scientific problem-solving techniques with strong attention to detail
  • Experience with data analysis software; Relex, or Reliasoft knowledge or experience
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check
  • Preferred Experience: Python, C++/C# or other object-oriented programming language, Test automation experience, black/white box testing, hardware debugging/testing, hardware QA