Software Development Engineer - Embedded

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.

The Role:

We are looking for a talented and passionate Embedded Software Engineer to be part of an exciting team. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge products used every day, by people you know. In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for system architecture and development of new features for embedded systems
  • Investigate, prototype and deliver new and innovative system solutions
  • Profile, Analyze and optimize system level performance
  • Design, develop and verify firmware for embedded systems
  • Participate in design reviews, API development, and documentation
  • Work with new technologies that are vital to product development
  • Deliver investigation plans and reports, architectural documents, design specs, software and firmware source code, build scripts
  • Perform tasks including debug, bring-up, Beta and production software development
  • Successfully collaborate with both software and hardware product teams

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 1+ years of experience as an embedded engineer
  • Experience in one or more of these areas: cameras, sensors, touch, wireless, algorithm development
  • Experience in embedded software design, development and debugging
  • Experience in coding in C/C++
  • Experience with RTOS
  • System level integration experience including open source packages
  • Experience in Computer Science fundamentals: object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience with Linux development environments
  • Board level experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of embedded development constraints
  • Data analysis and debugging skills
  • Master’s degree
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Linux on ARM CPUs
  • JTAG experience
  • System Profiling tools experience
  • Strong debugging/trouble-shooting skills of embedded systems
  • Expertise with Linux kernel and application software development
  • Experience with real time debugging tools (software and hardware)
  • Knowledge in serial interface protocols like I2C and SPI

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


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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