Senior Hardware Display 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?

The Role:

As a Senior Hardware Display Engineer, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative consumer products. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. In this role, you will:

  • Serve as the technical lead for display hardware through the entire product life cycle, from roadmapping through design in to mass-production support
  • Manage the technical relationship with display vendors to deliver new display components to the required specification and schedule
  • Perform hands-on bring-up, testing and troubleshooting of displays and associated control electronics in the display stack
  • Function as a subject matter expert on display technology by providing up-to-date, accurate information to colleagues and management
  • Travel to supplier and contract manufacturer sites world-wide to support product development activities (10-20% travel)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering and/or Materials Science
  • 7+ years of experience in the consumer electronics or display industry as a hardware engineer
  • Experience with display development or product integration
  • Strong background in electrical engineering
  • Experience with display test equipment and methods
  • Able to travel internationally

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's or Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Engineering and/or Materials Science
  • Experience in C/C++ or Java programming in a GNU/Linux development environment
  • Working knowledge of optics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in working with international, cross-functional teams

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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