senior reliability engineer resume example with 13 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dynamic Engineering Professional with passion for solving technical problems, delivering superlative customer support, contributing to team success. Shares infectious enthusiasm, creativity, curiosity; leads by example. Proven success in R&D Engineering, Project/Program Management, Field Applications Management, experienced in Semiconductor manufacturing, Biopharma/Medical Device, Defense/Aerospace industries.

  • Quality systems (ISO13485, FDA 21CFR820, CE mark, documentation)
  • Regulatory expertise (21CFRpart11, GxP, NRTLs, clean rooms, audits)
  • JMP, CAD, LabView, MS Excel, Matlab
  • Laboratory methods, microscopy (SEM, TEM, FIB), clean rooms
  • Semiconductor devices (PCB assembly, soldering, wafer testing)
  • Troubleshooting, Failure Analysis
  • Mechanical engineering expertise (material characterization, mechanical properties, constitutive modeling and simulations)
  • Environmental and stress tests, accelerated aging models
  • IT & Networking (Cloud computing, AWS, MS Windows, data storage)
  • Automation tools (HMI, PLC, IoT, remote sensing and controls)
  • Design of experiment, data analysis, technical reports, presentations
Recent Experience
08/2020 to Current
Senior Reliability Engineer Dow Chemical Company Washington, DC,
  • Compose & conduct Reliability studies, including stress tests and accelerated aging, on new discrete semiconductor devices, (with focus on GaN HEMT), and eGaN integrated circuits (ICs)
  • Identified and analyzed device failures, applying data to troubleshoot, debug, and resolve issues.
  • Provide to Senior Management, Project Managers, and Process Engineering colleagues timely and informative reports, including customized charts, presentations, cumulative summaries.
  • Qualified new products to market to highly demanding applications by composing customized tests and bespoke experiments (DOE), based on applicable standards, including JEDEC, AEC, ISO.
01/2016 to 08/2020
Senior Systems & Test Engineer Danaher New Port Richey, FL,
  • Drove development of “Accellix”, a novel medical device for IVD diagnostics, life science application developments, etc., leapfrogging from beta-prototype to 1st commercial system within 7 months
  • Validated & verified (V&V) entire system in close coordination with lead internal engineers and customer scientists, averaging
  • Championed system software troubleshooting & debugging, contributing directly to improved system reliability by reducing incident rate of s/w bugs from ~45% to 3% of total daily runs
  • Awarded highest rate of discretionary bonus out of company’s 30+ employees
  • Received 6 letters of accolades from customers for providing superb service with extraordinary dedication.
01/2014 to 12/2015
Engineering Project Manager Penn State University University Park, PA,
  • Managed cross-functional teams (3-4 colleagues), achieving ~50% increase in usability of collected field data over earlier results and reducing frequency of pilot site visits by ~20%
  • Created & executed bespoke plan to achieve multi-national certification (based on ACS, France) for polymer material intended for use with drinking water filtration.
06/2009 to 12/2013
Research and Development Engineer Plasan Sasa, Ltd. City, STATE,
  • Lead complex technical projects, with close collaboration with industry & academia partners
  • Develop expertise in field of dynamical material characterization (high strain-rate testing); served as internal SME/technical authority for this field, leading to a ~70% reduction in time-to-results
  • Calibrate constitutive material models by generating novel empirical data for various conventional and advanced materials, including metals, alloys, polymers, composite materials, ceramics, glass
  • Predict material behavior & failure modes of materials using computational simulations (e.g., LS-DYNA) under multiple loading (blast, intermediate, ballistic) conditions.
Expected in 08/2009 to to
Master of Science: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology - Haifa, Israel,
  • Research thesis: Electrical Characterization of Nanospun Carbon Nanofibers Embedded with Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) by Fabricating Novel Semiconductor Devices (FETs)
  • Honors graduate program in interdisciplinary Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • 3.7 GPA
Expected in 01/1999 to to
Bachelor of Science: Systems Engineering
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, Illinois,
  • Cum laude graduate
  • Dean's List Honoree (all semesters)
  • Avery Brundage Academic-Athletics Achievement Scholarship Recipient
  • Tau Beta Pi member; Gamma Epsilon member
  • 3.7 GPA
Expected in 06/1996 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Management-Engineering
Claremont McKenna College - Claremont, California,
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • Gary Niemeyer-Bossabean Tigers Memorial Scholarship recipient
  • Completed dual-degree Management-Engineering program
Native/ Bilingual
Native/ Bilingual

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School Attended

  • Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  • University of Illinois
  • Claremont McKenna College

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  • Senior Reliability Engineer
  • Senior Systems & Test Engineer
  • Engineering Project Manager
  • Research and Development Engineer


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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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