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Power Management Engineer

Power Management Engineer

Job ID 
526056
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
5/8/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?
The Role:

As a Power Management Engineer, you will be responsible for owning the power models, power architecture and conducting power consumption measurements on platform boards and form factor devices. You will work closely with multi-disciplinary groups including Product Design, Industrial Design, Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering, Reliability and Operations, to drive key aspects of engineering of consumer electronics products. You will conduct testing and optimization cycles of complex embedded systems in different use-cases. You will be expected to write code to interface lab equipment to computers and write scripts to automate the testing. The ideal candidate should have a solid understanding of power engineering, analog electronics and microprocessor architecture. In this role, you will:

  • Interact with cross functional engineering teams across the company
  • Dive into and take ownership for critical design issues
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Address all aspects of technology readiness, including manufacturability
  • Help build robust methodology and processes to deliver technology to products


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of experience as a hardware engineer
  • 2+ years of experience in consumer electronics products
  • Experience with schematic capture with tool sets such as OrCAD; overseeing and reviewing PCB layout in Allegro or equivalent
  • Experience with Oscilloscopes, DC Analyzers and DAQ systems
  • Experience with LDOs, SMPS and power distribution in embedded systems
  • Experience with lab automation
  • Experience with Android OS
  • Experience debugging power issues on consumer electronics devices running Android

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Understanding of power modelling, power trees and factory verification concepts
  • Familiarity with Matlab, Python, Perl and MS Excel
  • Basic understanding of Linux based consumer devices
  • Familiarity with embedded software development and debugging: GNU/Linux device drivers, firmware, IDE (ex: Eclipse, Visual Studio)
  • Technical document writing using Visio, Word, Excel, and / or PowerPoint
  • Revision control and document control

Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.