Sr Test 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 Principal Test Engineer you will be responsible for defining and implementing manufacturing and test processes for image capturing modules and devices. You will be a key member of the development team and will be the main interface among the internal engineering and operations teams as well as our OEM partners. In this role, you will:


  • Work with the OEM’s New Product Operations teams to identify and escalate manufacturing challenges by enforcing DFM and DFT principles
  • Investigate and introduce new manufacturing test technology and methodology to enhance production efficiency
  • Develop test strategy, implement and optimize test setup/processes at the ODM including identification, specification, design and qualification of test fixtures, test equipment and diagnostic software
  • Evaluate image capturing performance at development stage and drive test requirements, specs and limits with Engineering Development Team
  • Develop, review and execute equipment requirement plans to support new product manufacturing and test
  • Work within Operations, PD, HW and SW engineering departments to implement and optimize efficiency
  • Bridge the gap with OEM partners by supporting development builds and production
  • Support cost reduction and sustaining activities

This position requires travel internationally.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in manufacturing/operations of PCs, handheld devices, or consumer electronics
  • Experience with Basic, C/C++, shell, JavaScript, LabView and familiar with TCP/IP, GPIB IEEE, RS232, USB interface protocol
  • Working knowledge on Window, DOS, Android, Unix and Linux environment
  • Previously held responsibility for development and implementation of manufacturing test software and have done actual programming/coding

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and ensure timely and accurate communication
  • Experience working with International OEM Partners

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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