R&D Technician



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
About us:
Aeva’s mission is to bring the next wave of perception to a broad range of applications from automated driving to industrial robotics, consumer electronics, consumer health, security, and beyond. Aeva is transforming autonomy with its groundbreaking sensing and perception technology that integrates all key LiDAR components onto a silicon photonics chip in a compact module. Aeva 4D LiDAR sensors uniquely detect instant velocity in addition to 3D position, allowing autonomous devices like vehicles and robots to make more intelligent and safe decisions.
Role Overview:
We are looking for an R&D Technician to join us on a one-month contract. This is an R&D Electronic Technician position that will support manufacturing operations for testing, debugging, and assembling printed circuit boards. In this role, you will help to perform rework on PCBA’s. You are required to follow procedures to test and debug PCB circuits, and possibly assemble PCB into our instruments in which optoelectronics/mechanical/software/firmware was integrated. You will help to load software/firmware and run prescribed test. You will also perform other work-related duties as assigned by a supervisor, such as debugging PCBA as needed.

What you'll be doing:

  • Proficiency in soldering skill, capable of repairing and replacing components at board level
  • Able to handle ESD sensitive components
  • Repair/Troubleshoot defective product
  • Assist engineering in building and testing prototypes
  • Perform data collection and data analysis as needed
  • Perform other work related activities as assigned
  • Test product performance

What you have:

  • Associates Degree (A.A.) in electronics from a two year college or technical school, equivalent military electronics school(s) and two years related experience and/or training
  • Have extensive electronic bench testing experience with PCB boards down to the component level using oscilloscopes and digital multi-meters
  • Able to read a variety of electronic schematics, diagrams and detailed electronic circuit procedure documentation
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve result independently and work well with others
  • Great communication & computer skills, proactive, self-starter, great attention to detail and organized
  • Good understanding of engineering principles
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret engineering drawings and process procedures
  • Ability to recommend and implement improvements
  • Excellent team player with exceptional communication skills, documentation capability and work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and procedures closely while offering suggestions for continuous improvement
  • Demonstrates safety consciousness and strives to address safety or process concerns when they arise

Nice to have

  • Experience with a start up environment
  • Wire harness experience