Senior Software Development Engineer
Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile devices like the Kindle family of products. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. Since then, we have worked to produce best-selling e-readers and tablets, as well as new inventions like Fire TV and Fire phone. What will you help us create?
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 Low Platform team is responsible for the delivery and maintenance of a high-performance, low-power, stable platform. As the audio & multimedia engineer, you will be responsible for bring up of Audio related components & own the delivery of a high quality low level audio experience.
As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products.
You will work closely with the hardware, operations, user-space, and quality assurance teams. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment. In this role, you will:
- Bring up low level drivers for Audio related components
- Implement Audio & Video features
- Evaluate sensors & audio components
- Implement high-quality drivers and HAL
- Work with teams to improve and tailor existing drivers to our needs
- Work closely with internal customers
- Optimize for performance
- Provide testing facilities
- Work with the hardware team to ensure correct exercising of hardware
- Travel internationally and domestically occasionally
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or similar technical field
- 7+ years experience doing hands-on software development, with 3+ years' experience writing Linux kernel (.drivers or core) code
- Knowledge of one or more specific technical areas such as camera, multimedia, imaging
- Understanding of embedded development constraints
- Experience in Audio & Multimedia drivers
- Alexa & Wakeword integration experience
- Audio HAL experience a plus
- Experience on FireOS Audio components like flinger etc is a plus
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Linux on ARM CPUs a plus
- JTAG experience a plus
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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