Senior System Reliability Engineer

Guilford, Connecticut

Company Description 

Quantum-Si is pioneering a new generation of technology to create the market of Next Generation Protein Sequencing (NGPS). Similar to Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS), which gave us a blueprint of what could happen by studying our DNA, NGPS enables an unbiased view of the proteome through improved scale, resolution, and sensitivity leading to better understanding of disease and improved general health.  

We operate at the intersection of biochemistry, chemistry, hardware, molecular biology, photonics, semiconductor chips, and software with a goal to drive a digital transformation of a $44 billion dollar proteomics market. 

Join us on the journey to transform healthcare, motivated by the idea that the products you work on will change the lives of millions of people around the world. 

Job Description 

In this role, you will be responsible for defining and validating reliability requirements for electrical/mechanical systems. This includes analyzing field usage and environmental conditions, designing accelerated test methods, identifying failures, and driving failure analysis to understand root cause at the system, module, and component level. 

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be: 

  • Responsible for establishing all standardized system reliability requirements.
  • DVTr (Design Validation Testing, reliability)
  • HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Testing)
  • ORT (Ongoing Reliability Testing)
  • Review equipment failure data, identify true root causes to systemic issues by leveraging all available data sources and referring to cross-product and cross-generation information.
  • Propose mitigation strategies by collaborating with the cross-functional team, and plan and execute tests to validate these strategies.
  • Establish correlation of field performance to reliability testing (ORT, RDT) to provide recommendations to enhance reliability testing and improve reliability prediction.
  • Responsible for System-level MTBF/FIT calculations, and establishing the methodology, including use of a standardized tool, establishing confidence levels, and accommodation for derating and redundancy 


Baseline skills/experiences/attributes: 

  • B.S or M.S in Electrical Engineering or similar. 
  • Experience in RMA engineering or analysis of engineering processes
  • 10+ years of System Reliability experience
  • Strong interface skills need for working with cross-functional teams (HW Development Engineering, Software Engineering, Operations, External suppliers).
  • Takes ownership of tasks and problems and provides solutions
  • Self-starter with a relentless work ethic who can work independently, but who also functions well in a collaborative team environment
  • Solid understanding of design for reliability principles, accelerated life testing and reliability demonstration test methods. 

You Deeply Identify with Core Quantum-Si Values: 

  • Efficient & Speedy - you get work done in a fraction of the time as industry peers  
  • Intellectually Curious - you are thoughtful & inquisitive; people enjoy working with you because they learn from you 
  • Mission-Driven & Committed - you are passionate about the company's purpose and are immensely productive 
  • Team Oriented - you celebrate and take joy in the success of others on the team 

Additional Information 

We offer great perks:  

  • Competitive salaried compensation - we value our employees and show it 
  • Equity - we want every employee to be a stakeholder
  • Fully covered medical insurance plan along with a generous company sponsored health reimbursement account, and dental & vision coverage - as a health-tech company, we place great worth on our teams’ well-being
  • Company paid life insurance, short term and long term disability
  • Flexible Paid Time Off - personal responsibility for managing our own time, workload and results plus 14 paid holidays inclusive of MLK Day, Juneteenth, Indigenous People’s Day and Veterans Day
  • Parental Leave - we provide a generous 10 week parental leave and additional 6-8 weeks pregnancy related leave for birthing parents
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits - we make your commute more reasonable 
  • Free onsite meals + kitchen stocked with snacks
  • 401k plan - we facilitate your retirement goals
  • Beautiful office near the ocean-front in historic Guilford, Connecticut 
  • The opportunity to build a revolutionary healthcare product and save millions of lives!

For this role, we provide visa assistance for qualified candidates.  

Quantum-Si does not accept agency resumes. 

Quantum-Si is an E-Verify and equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.