Senior Hardware 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, 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 Sr. Hardware 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:

  • Design world class hardware, and, if applicable, software/firmware
  • Interact with cross functional engineering teams across the company
  • Dive into and take ownership for critical design issues
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Address all aspects of technology readiness, including manufacturability
  • Help build robust methodology and processes to deliver technology to products

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of experience as a hardware engineer
  • System level integration experience
  • DFx (Design for cost, test, manufacturing) experience
  • Wireless consumer electronic device experience
  • Factory experience
  • Schematic capture with tool sets such as OrCAD
  • PCB layout overseeing using Allegro
  • Experience with hardware lab equipment such as digital scope, logic analyzer, and soldering skills
  • Experience with technical document writing using Visio, Word, Excel, and / or PowerPoint
  • Revision control
  • Experience with document control
  • Experience with high level programming language with C
  • Experience with platforms such as Linux/Unix and Windows

Preferred Qualifications

  • Software development: Linux drivers, firmware, IDE (ex: Eclipse, Visual Studio)
  • Analog/Board simulation (ex: SPICE, HyperLynx)
  • Experience working as a Technical Lead
  • Masters degree
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


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Guneet S.

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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