Device Lab Engineer

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?

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

Role:

The Amazon Fire OS team is looking for a Device Lab Engineer to help and own the lab’s current capabilities and its growth’s strategic planning. The successful candidate will be obsessed with quality improvement, help to generate and collect data to increase operational efficiency.

Responsibilities include maintaining all aspects of the Fire OS device labs, supports spaces and equipment resources, including hardware and software, update all lab infrastructure, equipment, and software configurations. Ensure availability of test equipment and parts. Understanding customer use cases, strong device/system troubleshooting skills down to component and software levels.

You will work directly with development teams, test automation engineers, and peer QA teams to iteratively improve our software development process.



Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in a Consumer Electronics lab environment
  • Organize and maintain stock of critical test equipment, third party devices, prototype devices for troubleshooting and debug.
  • Project management skills including resource planning, managing schedules, reporting project status and prioritizing own tasks and those of other team members for multiple projects
  • Knowledge of SQA methodology and tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with embedded systems, consumer devices, or mobile apps
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a track record of working effectively with development engineering and other functions
  • Superior analytical skills, including strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems
  • A basic understanding of network troubleshooting
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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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Senior Manager, Hardware Reliability Engineering

Guneet leads the Hardware Reliability Development Team that works on the Kindle, Fire, and Amazon Echo family of products. Guneet's team plays an essential role in making products like Fire tablets robust and reliable so customers can use them for years.

Cicie W.

Technical Program Manager, Device Software

Cicie oversees the Software Development and Quality Assurance Teams to support products using the Fire operating system. She specifically handles product battery life and thermal mitigation strategies.


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