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Senior Manufacturing Test Engineer

Poynt, Palo Alto, CA, US

Hardware, Software, and Apps for a connected merchant experience


About Poynt
Poynt was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience. We set out to fix broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform running on top of a smart, all-in-one device.  The company has raised over $28 million in venture funding from prominent firms like Google Ventures.

Poynt is building the payment terminal and commerce platform of the future. Some of the largest merchants, developers, banks, and resellers in the world are key partners on this platform, and we aim to provide an incredible level of insight and control to each of these parties over their highly unique use cases and concerns.

Our real-time data pipeline ingests, normalizes, and aggregates billions of events from our apps and Smart Terminal, and deliver instant insights and trigger alerts on web/mobile apps for each of our customer types. We constantly tread the line between performance and scalability, using many different backend tools and optimizations to produce the most useful yet fastest interfaces and alert

About Us
With our founder and CEO Osama Bedier — former head of Google Wallet and long-time PayPal senior executive — we strive to create tools that will help merchants thrive in today’s evolving and connected commerce world.
Though we are quickly growing, one thing remains constant: we are a family. We approach challenges and opportunities head on, all the while growing and evolving as individuals and a company. Our culture has allowed us to recruit the best talent from prominent tech companies like Google, PayPal, Visa, Square and others.

We are currently seeking an individual with strong Test Engineering skills. The successful candidate will be based in our Palo Alto office and will have an active engagement with the Hardware and Software Design and Operations teams at Poynt.

Test Engineering is involved in the planning and execution of new product introductions to the worldwide manufacturing sites.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Hardware and Software design teams to ensure the test equipment / processes required for the New Products meet the standards expected in a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Lead the standardization and optimization of the test processes.
  • Prepare and present concise Test Engineering program status updates to the Exec team on a regular basis.
  • Work closely with contract manufacturers and repair partners to ensure the most optimal test processes across all products / sites. Track, measure and report test results for production builds and field returns.  
  • Make recommendations to design & test coverage / method improvement.
  • Conduct detail product failure analysis and drive issue resolutions.
  • Drive to closure potential test gaps and correlations issues between our Vendors and manufacturing processes.

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years of technical working experience in high volume manufacturing, preferably in smartphones, tablets, and/or payment terminals.
  • Excellent understanding of electronic assembly and test processes.
  • Knowledgeable in production control processes, data analysis/interpretation GR&R, Cp/Cpk and correlation analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill with good spoken and written English.
  • Flexibility and comfort working in a quickly changing environment.Project management and people management will be a bonus.
  • Proficient in computer architecture, C / C++, Python, UNIX shell, and Android SDK.
  • Strong experience and abilities with test automation and writing test scripts.
  • Service and repair experience preferred.
  • Proven ability to work independently under high pressure and comfortable working in dynamic environment.
  • Ability to travel to the worldwide manufacturing and repair sites to work face to face with the local Test Engineering teams at key points in the product development cycle.

Education

  • BS or MS in an engineering discipline, preferably Electrical Engineering

About Poynt

Our company was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience. Our mission is to fix a broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform.

We were launched in 2013 by Osama Bedier, former head of Google Wallet. We are backed by Matrix Partners, Oak HC/FT Partners, Stanford-StartX Fund, Webb Investment Network, Nyca Partners, Google Ventures, and other individual investors.

Though we are quickly growing, one thing remains constant: we are a family. We approach challenges and opportunities head on, all the while growing and evolving as individuals and a company. Our culture has allowed us to recruit the best talent from payments, VC and tech - many of our colleagues have worked at some of the Valley’s most iconic companies.

Want to learn more about Poynt? Visit Poynt's website.