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Senior WiFi Firmware Engineer-IoT Devices

Senior WiFi Firmware Engineer-IoT Devices

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Job Description

We are the IoT (Internet of Things) team at Amazon, a tightly knit cross-functional group comprising of highly talented firmware engineers, product designers, hardware engineers and system architects. Our focus is on bringing innovative IoT products to life, all the way from concept to market. Learning the latest technologies and challenging ourselves is part of our day-to-day work. Bringing high-quality products to market that delight our customers is our passion. The latest product launched by our team is the Amazon Dash Wand with Alexa—the most affordable Alexa device.

What you will do: you will be contributing towards products developed by the IoT team with your firmware expertise. The role will also involve interacting with external vendors and other teams across Amazon; this demands excellent written and verbal communication skills. As part of a lean group, your work will have a significant impact on the success of the team and its products.

Why it matters: IoT technology—including smart home technology—is still in its infancy and is expected to witness exponential growth in the next few years. Amazon with the help of Alexa technology is leading a number of innovations in this field. Our team is working hard developing the next generation of smart home and IoT devices.

What you will love: Experience the thrill of seeing the product you helped create in a customer’s hand. Get to play with cool gadgets that will redefine and revolutionize the way people interact with technology. Get to work in a start-up like environment while still being a part of a huge organization. Work on solving complex problems that can potentially help millions of customers.

The Role:
· Create world class firmware for IoT and smart home devices
· Interact with cross-functional engineering teams across Amazon for cohesive product development
· Dive into and take technical ownership of critical design areas for the products and its features
· Participate regularly in design reviews
Help build robust methodology and processes to deliver high quality products that wow the customer

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or related field
· 7+​ years of experience in wireless software / firmware development.
· Hands-on experience in delivering Wifi based products
· Experience with Wifi development and debugging tools such as protocol analyzer
· Knowledge of IEEE802.11/Wifi protocols such as 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, etc.
· Experience in wireless LAN and WAN technology, with hands-on experience in working with one or more wireless chipset platforms.
· Sound knowledge of networking protocols TLS/ TCP/ UDP/ IP
· Hands on Linux socket and systems programming
· Solid programming skills in C
· Version-management/ source-code control experience, like Git.
· Experience reading schematics and using hardware lab equipment such as digital scopes, logic analyzers etc
· Scripting experience with Perl / Python

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s degree in Electrical / Computer Engineering or related field.
· Experience in working with connectivity vendors, especially in the context of component selection and qualification.
· Good understanding of TCP/IP internals and common network protocols such as DHCP, DNS, HTTP, and etc.
· Experience developing software on Linux / Unix platform
· Experience working on radio solutions for wireless devices
· Understanding of the communication stack from layer-1 and drivers through protocol, routing and network management
· Prior work experience with BSP / ​kernel software design, embedded RTOS based devices
· DFx (Design for cost, test, manufacturing) experience
· Factory experience – test automation, building optimization, etc.
· Familiarity with designing reusable platforms and hardware abstraction layers.

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