• Hardware Validation Engineer

    Location US-WA-Bellevue
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2018 12:16 PM)
    Job ID
    653293
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, 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:

    The Hardware Validation Engineer will be a member of the hardware validation team with responsibilities for the test and validation of the analog, digital, and embedded sub-systems for products. This will require close cooperation with the design and factory teams. You will work at the integrated circuit and product systems level. In this role, you will:

    · Research into test/validation technologies/methodologies
    · Work with design teams to develop validation plans
    · Develop automation frameworks and test tools
    · Write scripts to automate tests
    · Develop firmware/scripts/applications to test the hardware
    · Provide functional verification of electrical subsystems
    · Debug/tune of custom hardware
    · Work with design team to debug issues
    · Report validation status
    · Travel overseas to China to support factory builds (estimated 20%)

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, related filed or equivalent experience

    • 5+ years of overall experience in validation/test experience

    • Experience in failure analysis and troubleshooting skills in a laboratory environment

    • Experience with prototyping solutions and bench testing methodology Schematic capture and PCB design experience

    • Experience with test automation with background in scripting

    • Experience working in a laboratory environment

    • Understanding of EE fundamentals

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with sensors, audio, power supplies, I2C/SPI/UART buses, and high-speed electrical signal characterization
    • Strong scripting experience (i.e. shell, Perl, Python, etc.)
    • Experience with battery powered, wireless, embedded HW/SW consumer devices

    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
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