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Hardware Validation Engineer, Sunnyvale, California

CategoryHardware Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
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:
The Hardware Validation Engineer will be a member of the hardware validation team with responsibilities for the test and validation of the analog, digital, and embedded sub-systems for products. This will require close cooperation with the design and factory teams. You will work at the integrated circuit and product systems level. In this role, you will:

• Research into test/validation technologies/methodologies

• Work with design teams to develop validation plans

• Develop automation frameworks and test tools

• Write scripts to automate tests

• Develop firmware/scripts/applications to test the hardware

• Provide functional verification of electrical subsystems

• Debug/tune of custom hardware

• Work with design team to debug issues

• Report validation status

• Travel overseas to China to support factory builds (estimated 20%)

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, related filed or equivalent experience
• 5+ years of overall experience in validation/test experience
• Experience in failure analysis and troubleshooting skills in a laboratory environment
• Experience with prototyping solutions and bench testing methodology Schematic capture and PCB design experience
• Experience with test automation with background in scripting
• Experience working in a laboratory environment
• Experience with EE fundamentals

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with audio, power supplies, video, cameras, I2C/SPI/UART buses, and highspeed electrical signal characterization
• Automation experience (i.e. shell, Perl, Python, etc.)
• Experience with battery powered, wireless, embedded HW/SW consumer devices
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