Intel Quality and Reliability Engineering Manager in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Join SPPD's QNR team as a Q&R Engineering Manager or a Product leader. In this position, you will manage the engineering team responsible for SiPh ICs, Si ICs, and Optical modules qualifications and failure analysis. The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising Intel QREs, building and maintaining test infrastructures, executing reliability testing to identify performance degradation mechanisms, generating reliability reports, supporting failure analysis to identify root causes and corrective actions and ensuring that the corrective actions are implemented on the production line. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for driving vendor qualifications, technical audits and issues, ODM line certifications, ODM line excursion response and successfully driving customer issues, qualifications and audits.


The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits that indicate:

High motivation and drive


Good communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

A sense of urgency, and work well under pressure

Ability to work well individually AND in a team environment across functional and organizational boundaries is required

Excellent communication, documentation, and presentation skills are required.


The successful candidate must possess the minimum qualifications listed below to be considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through relevant previous job and research experiences, both in academic institutes and in industry.

Minimum qualifications

Must have either an MS in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optical Science, or related technical field

At least 4+ years' experience managing complex engineering projects

At least 3 years' experience supervising employees responsible for engineering activities (failure analysis, reliability testing, high-speed characterization etc)

Preferred qualifications

At least 4+ years' experience with a characterization of high-speed optical modules (10G/40G/100G/400G) and optical components (lasers, modulators, receivers)

3+ year(s) experience with a qualification of ICs/optical components using Telcordia/JDEC standards and additional customer requirements

3+ year experience with design of Si IC, lasers, detectors and modulators

3+ year(s) experience in failure analysis of optical components and modules

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....