Hardware Engineer - Platform


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As a platform hardware engineer you will specify, design, bring-up, test, and support a variety of different hardware platforms. You will work for a group working on multiple mobile computing platforms.

The Role:

  • Work with vendors on developing off-the-shelf and custom/semi-custom ASICs and SoCs for use.
  • Design reference hardware for the product execution teams.
  • Work with the software team to bring up drivers and applications on new hardware.
  • Work with the product execution teams to debug difficult issues.
  • Meet with vendors to stay informed about new technologies.
  • Perform schematic design and work with the CAD team on PCB layout.
  • Assist in board bring-up and work extensively with the software team, especially in the following areas:
  • Memory
  • IO
  • USB
  • Distribute, update and maintain platform boards

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years hardware design experience as EE on consumer electronic devices.
  • Experience bringing products to market.
  • Experience with bring-up, debug and validation.
  • Experience in low-power systems design.
  • Experience with digital embedded systems and analog design.
  • Experience using basic lab equipment – oscilloscopes, power supplies, DMM, DC analyzer, etc.
  • Experience in schematic capture and PCB layout.
  • Experience with MS office including excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree.
  • 6+ years hardware design experience as EE on portable consumer electronic devices.
  • Experience with debugging Android devices.
  • Able to write low-level test utilities/scripts over UART, JTAG or other debug interfaces.

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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