• Hardware Engineer - Sensor Characterization

    Location US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/18/2019 9:08 AM)
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  • 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:

    You will be a key member of the HW sensor architecture team for evaluating design and performance of sensor systems on a consumer hardware product. In this role you will be working with a team of EE, product design, software, wireless and optics engineers to define and implement characterization and test plans, provide feedback to the product teams. You must be a self-starter, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. In this role, you will:

    - Implement characterization and test plans.
    - Own overall validation of sensors systems.
    - Work closely with design team and vendor teams to evaluate and compare sensor architectures.
    - Be able to debug Hardware, Software and Firmware.

    Basic Qualifications

    - Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Optics, Physics or related field.
    - 7+ years of relevant experience in sensor technologies related to portable electronics/consumer devices.
    - Experience with optical measurements and test equipment.
    - Experience gathering data and analyzing results.
    - Experience scripting skills (Matlab/Python/R).
    - Experienced user of lab equipment like scopes, spectrometer, integrating sphere.
    - Experienced with professional documentation.
    - Able to travel domestically and internationally for factory support or visit vendors.

    Preferred Qualifications

    - In-depth understanding of signal-to-noise ratio, budget allocation, tolerance analysis, digital signal processing, linear algebra, FFT, statistics, scattering and diffraction theory.

    - Hands-on experience with characterization and test of at least 2 of the following types of sensors: 3D time-of-flight, stereovision, inertial measurement units, and mmWave radar.
    - Knowledge of manufacturing test flow, DFT, DFM process is a plus.
    - MS or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Optics, Physics or related field

    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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