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Validation Engineer

Validation Engineer

Job ID 
523813
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
4/17/2017

Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile devices like the Kindle family of products. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. Since then, we have worked to produce best-selling e-readers and tablets, as well as new inventions like Fire TV. What will you help us create?


The Role:

In this role you will have the opportunity to perform characterization of high-speed PHYs, connectors/cables and systems through the use of high-speed digital measurements equipment and modeling techniques in consumer products and devices. You will be responsible for defining and developing validation plans for various high-speed interfaces, for functional, signal and power integrity robustness. You will work closely with the SI simulation team and EEs to define test requirements and validation plans. This includes determining and ensuring that the tests are performed correctly and completing the report.

Basic Qualifications


  • BSEE with at least 4 years industry experience
  • Experience with High Bandwidth scope, TDR and VNA measurement equipment
  • Experience with hardware and software troubleshooting

Preferred Qualifications


  • Understanding of high-speed signal interface standards such as DDR2/3, USB2/3, DP, HDMI, SATA, PCIe, etc.
  • Work experience with Phy Layer and SerDes characterization a big plus
  • Understanding of SI/PI and ability to run simulations using ADS, HSPICE, PowerSI and PowerDC
  • Experience with PCB schematic and layout tools such as Allegro, OrCad, etc.
  • Previous electrical design experience in consumer electronics
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork abilities
  • Strong organization and documentation abilities
  • Ability to apply signal integrity concepts to laboratory data for analysis and troubleshooting
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.