Software Development 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 software development engineer, you will:

  • Design, develop and implement internal tools of hardware engineering systems
  • Work with new technologies to bring exceptional user experience
  • Be responsible for software design and architecture
  • Deliver investigation plans and reports, architectural documents, design specs, software and firmware source code, and build scripts
  • Perform tasks including debug, bring-up, prototype and production software development
  • Collaborate with both software and hardware engineering teams

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Experience as a software engineer (Java)
  • Experience in an entrepreneurial / prototyping environment
  • System level integration experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hardware engineering background
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience in developing tools and automations for enterprise applications

Lab126 is part of the, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


Meet Some of Amazon Lab126's Employees

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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