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Component Engineer

Tarana Wireless

Tarana Wireless

Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
Tarana is a fast revenue growth company built by outstanding talented people and with innovative technology. Our hardware development team is looking for a smart, experienced, and hardworking member working on electronic components to support new product design as well as supply chain demands. This is a high visibility role and the ideal candidate needs to be able to work with HW, RF, Testing, OPS, and other cross functional teams, has a passion for solving problems efficiently and a desire to continuously improve it, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • BOM scrubbing to address obsolescence, lead time issue, product enhancement and cost reduction activities
  • Supplier PCN reviews, Manufacturing Change Notifications, supplier risk evaluation, supplier audits
  • Monitor, identify and resolve all lifecycle issues and assist supply chain management team to identify appropriate substitutes for electric/electronic/electro-mechanical components.
  • Finding alternate parts from different supplier with exact form, fit and function (perform Like for Like analysis/technical spec comparison study)
  • Design Analysis – Like to like analysis during part change, Power, Derating, Tolerance, Thermal Analysis, Signal Integrity, DFM, DFA, DFT, and EMC etc.
  • Maintain REACH/RoHS Compliance status on all components and system level assemblies
  • Perform detailed Impact, Risk Analysis and feasibility testing
  • Performing component level, Subassembly module, system level integration and Design verification testing to qualify the proposed alternates
  • Create/analyze test reports based on results from test execution
  • Change initiation creation as per design change process, Implementation of Engineering Change Order (ECO), PLM updates and Design Transfer
  • Coordination with different supplier/test labs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Hardware test equipment usage (eg. spectrum analyzers, signal generators, oscilloscopes)
  • Knowledge of wireless networks and products
  • Conduct failure analysis and perform Root cause analysis for failed units from field
  • Ability to create ECOs, Deviations etc. in Arena BOM management environment

The salary range for this position is: $120,000 to $155,000

Compensation will be determined based on several factors including, but not limited to: skill set, years of experience and the employee’s geographic location.

Tarana provides competitive benefits to employees in this role including: Medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K match, flexible time off and stock option.

Since our founding in 2009, we’ve been on a mission to accelerate the pace of bringing fast and affordable internet access — and all the benefits it provides — to the 90% of the world’s households who can’t get it. Through a decade of R&D and more than $400M of investment, we’ve created an entirely unique next-generation fixed wireless access technology, powering our first commercial platform, Gigabit 1 (G1). It delivers a game-changing advance in broadband economics in both mainstream and underserved markets, using either licensed or unlicensed spectrum. G1 started production in mid 2021 and has now been installed by over 160 service providers globally. We’re headquartered in Milpitas, California, with additional research and development in Pune, India.

G1 has been developed by an incredibly talented and pioneering core technical team. We are looking for more world-class problem solvers who can carry on our tradition of customer obsession and ground-breaking innovation. We’re well funded, growing incredibly quickly, maintaining a superb results-focused culture while we’re at it, and all grooving on the positive difference we are making for people all over the planet. If you want to help make a real difference in this world, apply now!