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Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Senior Failure Analysis Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Consider CAES. #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

A career with CAES is more than just a job, it is the pathway to a bright future.

•Partner with Development/Manufacturing/Customer Support teams in establishing hypothesis/failure mechanism, performing simulation and strategy for root cause analysis

•Provides direction, mentorship and resources to other engineering groups and project leaders as well as factory technicians. Act as lead engineer on a variety of projects and participates in the project planning of major sub-projects.

•Creation of quality standards, quality control, and quality assurance procedures, sampling plans, test methods, fixtures, and processes in compliance to QML/MIL-PRF-38535 for finished devices manufactured at Cobham Colorado Springs facility.

•Keeps abreast of all meaningful technical trends and developments and incorporates them in appropriate assignments.

•Develop failure analysis requirements and documentation for new products and in support of existing products (Impacts Revenue, CDPPM)

•Support equipment installation and preventive maintenance of the failure analysis tools.

•On a daily basis, perform failure assessment and analysis activities including wafer foundry evaluations, semiconductor product and process evaluations, and report generation.

•Work with customers as needed in response to product failure concern.

•Perform failure and materials analysis tests for process, material, and design changes complying with JEDEC standards, AS requirements, MIL-PRF-38535.

•Able to manage time in order to meet schedules and deadlines.

•Maintain a historic database of findings.

•Work with external labs to coordinate required testing.

•Maintain 6S standard for lab organization and management.


•BS in Electrical/Electronics/Chemical/Physics/Material Science Engineering.

•5+ years of experience with general and electrical FA tools such as Microscopy (optical/Electron/Acoustic etc.), X-sectioning, material identification, Radiography, Environmental testing.

•5+ years of experience working with RCA tools such as Fishbone, Five Whys.


•Experience in Failure Analysis/IC or Semiconductor manufacturing or fabrication experience a major plus.

•Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

Employment Transparency:

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Advertising Title: Senior Failure Analysis Engineer

Requisition ID: 2020-4270

Street: 4350 Centennial Blvd.