Failure Analysis Engineer


Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time

Mason is the only fully managed infrastructure for developing and delivering dedicated devices. We make it easy for anyone to turn an idea into a smart product and ship it to anywhere in the world. Our mission is to enable our customers to create smart and sustainable products on behalf of humanity.

Mason is looking for an intermediate to senior level failure analysis and debug engineer as we grow our operations through all stages of the product life-cycle, this person will bring in industry expertise to drive and lead the company’s failure analysis program working with Engineering, Software, Supply Chain, Suppliers, Operations and Quality teams. Strong Technical and Manufacturing experience in the development/delivery of consumer electronics. This person will play a key part in helping us deliver impactful products with the right balance of customer satisfaction. You will also lead and drive business process improvement efforts as needed.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, driven and able to work effectively with a team. The successful candidate will take pride in their work and be able to make a significant contribution. Strong engineering analytical and technical skills.Effective communication, interpersonal skills, leadership, team building, and mentoring skills.

Ability to effectively work within a multi-functional and diverse team.This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills, talent and join our growing team!


Failure analysis engineers are the backbone of smooth-running operations. They are responsible for correcting the errors in technology and equipment:

  • Identify failed elements through a hands-on analysis
  • Analyze failures/issues and determine the root cause of the issues
  • Provide feedback with sustainable solutions for corrective actions
  • Conduct routine checks on systems to avoid failures
  • You will be involved with all the systems of the company
  • You will be able to investigate, identify different electrical and electronic failure modes and provide practical solutions to take appropriate corrective actions for continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction
  • Lead the Product Failure Investigations and Debug
  • Report data, trends, and other required periodic analytics/metrics 
  • Identify the root causes, failure modes, and solutions to support the customers.
  • Present analysis, assumptions and results to the team
  • Provides technical process and mentorship help/support to the operations team
  • Collaborate with integrated teams to plan and execute

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors in Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering. 
  • Preferably previous work experience as a test and/or failure analysis engineer with 3-5 years in the EMS [electronic manufacturing services] industry and/or experience in consumer electronics or industrial industry. 
  • Hands of investigating, debugging experience with electronics systems, computers, laptops, and/or mobile devices is preferred. 
  • Preferable experience in 6 Sigma, continuous improvement, process development preferred.
  • Familiarity with reliability engineering (failure rates/times) preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Seattle, WA. Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required). Flexible work schedule and one day work from home option. 

Work Location: Seattle, WA

Salary Range: $100 - $140k

In addition to the base salary, full-time employees are eligible for participation in Mason’s annual discretionary bonus plan and equity plan, subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Some roles may also be eligible for overtime pay based on exemption status. Compensation packages are based on factors unique to each candidate including their skills, experience level, qualifications, location, and other job-related reasons.We know that benefits are also an important piece of your total compensation package. To learn more about what’s included in total compensation, check out some of the benefits and perks Mason offers to help employees grow.

  Benefits and Perks:

  • Remote-forward: Employees may choose to work fully remote, in-office, or hybrid.
  • Generous PTO: Flexible PTO plan or generous accrued PTO, plus monthly mental health days during the pandemic.
  • Parental Leave: Caring for a new child is an exciting time for parents! We offer 16 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Healthcare: Fully paid premiums of medical, dental & vision insurance for you, your spouse & dependents. Coverage starts 1st of the month, on or after hire.
  • Fitness & Wellness: Quarterly reimbursement for qualified fitness & wellness expenses.
  • Retirement: Tax-advantaged 401k account to help you reach your retirement goals.
  • FSA: Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter FSAs for tax-advantaged savings toward eligible expenses.
  • Home Office: Spot bonus & monthly stipend for qualified home office expenses.
  • Commuter/Food: Monthly bonus to supplement commuter & food costs.

Full benefits are offered to regular full-time employees. Part-time employees participate on a limited basis.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Mason

Belonging, psychological safety, and inclusivity unlock a Mason’s full potential. We don’t want Masons to quietly assimilate into a dominant culture and sacrifice a piece of themselves. We want our team members to be seen, validated, and welcomed. 


Mason America, Inc. (the “Company”) is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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