Sr. Hardware Engineer

| Santa Clara, CA, USA | Hybrid
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Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Talheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ). Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, government, and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm and a Top 7 business enterprise in South Korea. 

Our mission is to provide affordable and smart energy solutions through technology and innovation to create a sustainable future for the planet. We are expanding our business by offering revolutionary energy systems to residential customers including ESS, MLPE (power optimizers, micro-inverters), EV charging solutions, and Smart IoT with world-class solutions. 



· Design and build end-to-end test solutions including fixtures, test boards, test hardware and programming

· Develop and execute comprehensive component-level test plans for high-voltage power electronics including DC-DC and DC-AC power converters

· Design, troubleshoot, and maintain End of Line (EOL) component level testers

· Collaborate with cross-functional teams on hardware validation and failure analysis

· Analyze test data, identify potential issues, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement appropriate solutions

· Create technical documentation and final test reports detailing data, results, conclusions, and recommendations


Minimum Qualifications

· BS in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology with equivalent experience

· More than 5 years of hands-on experience as a hardware test engineer

· Experience in hardware bring-up and test automation.

· Proven ability to troubleshoot and optimize End of Line testers for production reliability

· Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail

· Experience reading electrical data sheets for EEE components and interpreting the parameters for tests

· Good analytical and hardware troubleshooting background.

· Experience with National Instruments, LabVIEW a Plus



Make a difference: join a group of people who are passionate about renewable energy

Have an impact: the company is still small enough that everyone’s contribution has a significant impact on the success of the company

Many opportunities to lead teams, and projects, and contribute to development

Casual professional working environment: there’s no need to dress up, just present your best self

Work collaboratively in a diverse environment- we commit to reaching better decisions by respecting opinions and working through disagreements

Physical, Mental, & Physical Demands

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 


Standing: 20% of time

Sitting: 70% of time

Walking: 10% of time


Pulling: up to 10 Pounds

Pushing: up to 10 Pounds

Carrying: up to 10 Pounds

Lifting: up to 10 Pounds

Agility (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)

Turning: F

Twisting: F

Bending: O

Crouching: O

Balancing: N

Climbing: N

Crawling: N

Kneeling: N

Dexterity (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)

Typing: F

Handling: F

Reaching: F

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Qcells operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Irvine, CA. It has 552 total employees. To see all jobs at Qcells, click here.
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