• Sr. Hardware Dev Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/31/2019 10:22 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) Hardware Engineering team creates compute and storage server designs for Amazon’s innovative web services. Our designs are industry-leading in performance, frugality and operational excellence, and are critical to the success of the AWS business and the more than one million customers who use AWS today. Our Hardware Engineers solve challenging technology problems, and build architecturally sound, high-quality server platforms and components to enable AWS to realize critical business strategies. We are seeking experienced Hardware Design Engineers to build the next generation of our cloud platforms. Our success depends on our world-class server infrastructure; we’re handling massive scale and rapid integration of emergent technologies.

    What you will do: As Signal Integrity/Power Integrity Engineer in the AWS hardware development team you will be working with a team of hardware development engineers to design AWS-specific hardware solutions that include motherboard and board sets, add-in cards, hardware subsystems, and full systems. You will be responsible for high speed platform interconnect design supporting x86 processors, PCIe topologies, board (PCB) material selection/stack-up analysis and signal integrity lab equipment. You will draw from existing guidelines and standards, but also drive innovation in key technology areas. In this role you will operate with considerable autonomy and discretion. You will be a technical leader, have high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and you’ll be constantly looking for ways to improve your products performance, quality, and cost. We’re changing an industry, and we want individuals who are ready for this challenge and want to reach beyond what is possible today.

    Why it matters: Public cloud IT services represent the majority of growth in the overall IT services market and will continue to do so for several years to come. The scale of AWS, combined with an understanding of how our hardware is used, creates a unique opportunity for hardware customizations that will directly benefit AWS customers.

    Why you will love it: You will work directly with engineers across the company to build next-generation hardware. You will have a direct impact on delivering solutions to our AWS customers and will be part of a growing, fast paced, fun and technically challenging team. Our Engineers are shaping the future of cloud computing technology - come help us make history!

    Basic Qualifications

    · BS/MS in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (or equivalent)
    · 7+ years of experience in hardware design of components, subsystems and systems.
    · Experience working with transmission line theory and electromagnetic field concepts.
    · Experience evaluating and defining High Speed Differential and Single Ended Interconnects. These may involve PCB layout, stackup, and materials as well as connectors and cables.
    · Experience with High Bandwidth scope, BERT, Logic Analyzer, VNA and TDR measurements

    Preferred Qualifications

    · System and Board manufacturing experience to understand the impact of suggested signal integrity constraints
    · PCB layout evaluation experience using Allegro and Stackup design
    · Experience using scripting languages, such as Matlab, Perl or Python and use of statistical software such as JMP
    · Perform DOE analysis and have system level debug experience
    · Expert in the design and analysis of high-speed digital interconnect
    · Experience with system level SI/PI analysis and PCB PDN design.
    · Experience with design and simulation tools, such as HSpice, ADS, SigSim, SIwave, PowerSI, PowerDC.
    · Experience with 2D and 3D field solver tools, such as XFX, iMap, HFSS, CST, etc.
    · Proficient in high speed cable, connector assembly design.
    · Experience working with leading industry vendors
    · Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    · Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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

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