Failure Analysis & Product Qualification Engineer Intern

Lumentum Operations

San Jose, CA

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Lumentum DIB Scholarship

Lumentum awarded scholarships of $10,000.00 to 10 of our 2023 U.S. based interns from underrepresented groups. We will also award scholarships in 2024. To be considered for the scholarship, the first thing you need to do is apply for a Lumentum internship so you can be considered for a job with us. To receive the DIB scholarship, you must complete a summer internship with Lumentum.


The role and responsibilities of a Failure Analysis and New Product Qualification engineer include the following:

  • Support failure mode analysis (FMA) of laser diode module failures associated with solder creep, delamination/voids, and device performance degradation
  • Identify root cause for failures using analytical tools such as optical inspection, SEM, EDX, and X-ray
  • Performs data analysis utilizing DOE and FMEA tools (e.g. Fishbone diagram for cause and effect analysis)
  • Coordinate laser diode module qualification tests with internal and external reliability labs
  • Generates failure analysis reports and engineering/qualification reports for new processes/products
Minimum Requirements
  • Applicants should be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Materials or Electrical Engineering or a related major.

Desired Requirements

  • Proficiency in using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Possess strong analytic and statistic skills, and have the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent hands-on, communication and team work skills required.

Pay Range: $23.75-$54.50/hour

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, appropriate work authorizations, and depending on country, drug screens may be required prior to start date.

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