Axon is hiring a

Reliability Engineer

Scottsdale, United States

Join Axon and be a Force for Good.

At Axon, we’re on a mission to Protect Life. We’re explorers, pursuing society’s most critical safety and justice issues with our ecosystem of devices and cloud software. Like our products, we work better together. We connect with candor and care, seeking out diverse perspectives from our customers, communities and each other.

Life at Axon is fast-paced, challenging and meaningful. Here, you’ll take ownership and drive real change. Constantly grow as you work hard for a mission that matters at a company where you matter.

Your Impact:

As a key member of our Validation & Reliability team, your work will be essential in helping us develop and maintain products and systems that will exceed our internal and external customer expectations. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with Research & Development to define and execute Reliability test strategies for all Axon products as well as ensuring our products have margin to meet the full range of the operating conditions, customer usage and design intent.
You will have a strong focus on new product development but will have responsibility to drive reliability improvements in product, process and system throughout the entire product lifecycle. We will look to you to apply reliability test best practices and statistical tools to proactively prevent problems and to help resolve field issues.
Your technical expertise will be key in evaluating our products, identifying issues as you work with multi-functional teams to ensure all issues are resolved. You will be working with R&D Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Project Management, and Supply Chain, which will offer you the opportunity to use your effective communication skills across different levels in our dynamic, multidisciplinary team environment.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Develop and drive detailed reliability test strategies on new and existing products.
  • Document and report all test status and results to all levels of the Axon Engineering teams
  • When applicable, work with third party suppliers to ensure systems/subsystems meet all reliability & durability expectations
  • Leverage Reliability Engineering background to develop and execute Reliability Test Plans for HALT, ALT & ORT.
  • Execute all Reliability Tests – including Mechanical, Environmental, and Electrical
  • Support Failure Analysis and Root Cause Analysis on issues
  • Develop customer usage models of Axon products to use in Reliability modeling.
  • Apply reliability statistics to identify reliability trends in the field and provide a clear description of emerging risks.
  • Provide reliability design insights and process guidelines based on field findings and maintain knowledge base of reliability lessons learned to enable continuous improvement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement is a Bachelor of Science in an engineering discipline or equivalent with one or two years of industry experience in a reliability engineering role. In addition, a strong technical background and interest in reliability.
  • Working knowledge of applied statistics in field of Reliability.
  • Domain knowledge and hands-on experience with mechanical or electrical systems.
  • Practical hands-on experience in the failure analysis process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Design for Reliability, qualitative and quantitative test design; test to failure methods and analysis & demonstrated reliability tests implementation.
  • Experience with ReliaSoft / ALTA reliability analysis software, or other similar packages.
  • ASQ Certification in Six Sigma, Quality or Reliability Engineering is preferred
  • Familiar with Bug and Test Tracking Suites – Jira or Zephyr
  • Experience with manufacturing and assembly process
  • Experience presenting test plan, requirements, and analysis to all stakeholders
  • Ability to influence multi-functional organizations


Benefits that Benefit You

  • Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
  • Discretionary paid time off
  • Paid parental leave for all
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Fitness Programs
  • Emotional & Mental Wellness support
  • Learning & Development programs
  • And yes, we have snacks in our offices

Benefits listed herein may vary depending on the nature of your employment and the location where you work.


The Pay: Axon is a total compensation company, meaning compensation is made up of base pay, bonus, and stock awards. The starting base pay for this role is between USD 80,000 in the lowest geographic market and USD 160,000 in the highest geographic market. The on target earnings range for this role is between USD 100,000 in the lowest geographic market and USD 200,000 in the highest geographic market. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: level, function, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, geographic market, and often a combination of all these factors. Our benefits offer an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. To see more details on our benefits offerings please visit (


Don’t meet every single requirement? That's ok. At Axon, we Aim Far. We think big with a long-term view because we want to reinvent the world to be a safer, better place. We are also committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they check every box in the job description. If you’re excited about this role and our mission to Protect Life but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed here, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Important Notes

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The job description may change or be supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

Some roles may also require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.

Axon’s mission is to Protect Life and is committed to the well-being and safety of its employees as well as Axon’s impact on the environment. All Axon employees must be aware of and committed to the appropriate environmental, health, and safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Axon employees are empowered to report safety concerns as they arise and activities potentially impacting the environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes justice, advances equity, values diversity and fosters inclusion. We’re committed to hiring the best talent — regardless of race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances — and empowering all of our employees so they can do their best work. If you have a disability or special need that requires assistance or accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

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