• Hardware Development Engineer

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/2/2017 1:57 PM)
    Job ID
    A2Z Development Center, Inc.
  • 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 Senior Sensors Architect, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. In this role, you will:
    • Design world class hardware, and, if applicable, software/firmware.
    • 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.
    • up to 20% travel

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
    • Physics and/or Broad Sensor knowledge
    • 7+ years’ experience as a hardware engineer
    • System level integration experience
    • DFx (Design for cost, test, manufacturing) experience
    • Experience with physical characterization of sensors
    • Experience with quantitative, statistical data analysis SW (MatLab or Python)
    • Factory experience
    • Experience with schematic capture with tool sets such as OrCAD
    • Experience with PCB layout overseeing using Allegro
    • Experience using Hardware lab equipment such as digital scope, logic analyzer, and soldering skills
    • Experience with technical document writing using Visio, Word, Excel, and/or PowerPoint
    • Experience with Revision control/Document control
    • Experience with platforms such as Linux/Unix and Windows

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree preferred
    • High level programming language with C
    • Experience working as a Technical Lead

    Lab126, 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

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