(Usa-Ca-Sunnyvale) Power Hardware Test Engineer, Platforms

Google Inc. Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 3 days ago

Google's custom-designed machines make up one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. The Hardware Testing Engineering team ensures that this cutting-edge equipment is reliable. In the R&D; lab, you design test equipment for prototypes of our machinery and develop the protocols used to scale these tests for the entire global team. Working closely with design engineers, you give input on designs to improve our hardware until you're sure it meets Google's standards of quality and reliability.

Google's custom-designed machines and networking hardware make up one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. The Hardware Test Engineering team ensures that this cutting-edge equipment is highly reliable. As a Hardware Test professional you'll play a key role in the development of one of the world's most impressive computing infrastructures!

You will design tests and write test plans that drive the characterization and qualification of different types of equipment, from networking to server systems. Working closely with design engineers, you provide input on design to improve our hardware until you're sure it meets Google's standards of quality and reliability. Youll perform novel and complex bench level qualification testing of compute hardware, and continuously collaborate closely with design teams to develop and write test plans and execute hardware evaluations, building test infrastructure to comprehensively characterize the performance of server, storage and networking products.

With your technical expertise, you create test plans for highly complex platforms validating the interaction of multiple pieces of equipment at the networking and subsystem levels using your deep knowledge of systems architectures, functional blocks and component design characteristics, youll diagnose highly complex hardware or software issues to root cause and resolution.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.


Responsibilities

  • Test and debug of prototype power devices and circuits.

  • Validate performance of power circuits and devices for efficiency, output noise, ripple, regulation, peak, etc.

  • Experience with DC-DC converters, AC-DC rectifier systems, high power AC distribution.

  • Write and maintain script programs to automate testing.

  • Setup and maintain lab space, tools, and materials of a hardware R&D; lab.

Qualifications


Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience working in an Engineering lab environment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MS or PhD with EE, optics, physics or STEM engineering.

  • 4 years of relevant work experience.

  • Unix/Linux experience.

  • Experience in supporting, implementing and/or designing networks.

  • Knowledge of testing products to compliance with international standards.

  • Automation of chamber or temperature control system.

At Google, we dont 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. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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.

To all recruitment agencies: Google does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Google employees or any other company location. Google is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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