Hardware Design Engineer II - Amazon Go in Seattle, Washington

Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout—you just grab and go! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and grocery essentials, and go!

Our checkout-free shopping experience is made possible by our Just Walk Out Technology, which automatically detects when products are taken from or returned to the shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. When you’re done shopping, you can just leave the store. Shortly after, we’ll charge your Amazon account and send you a receipt. Check it out at Designed and custom-built by Amazonians, our Just Walk Out Technology uses a variety of technologies including computer vision, sensor fusion, and advanced machine learning. Innovation is part of our DNA! Our goal is to be Earths’ most customer centric company and we are just getting started. We need people who want to join an ambitious program that continues to push the state of the art in computer vision, machine learning, distributed systems and hardware design.

As a Hardware Engineer, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive and design innovative products. You will work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.

The Role:

  • Serve as the technical lead for major subsystems through the entire product life cycle, from roadmapping through design in to mass-production support.

  • As a member of new product development teams, manage the technical relationship with vendors to deliver new components to the required specification and schedule.

  • Perform hands-on bring-up, testing and troubleshooting.

  • Function as a subject matter expert on a variety of technologies by providing up-to-date, accurate information to colleagues and management.

  • Travel to supplier and contract manufacturer sites world-wide to support product development activities (10% - 20% travel).

  • Bachelor's degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, and/or Materials Science.

  • 10+ years’ experience in the consumer electronics or display industry as a hardware engineer.

  • Hands-on experience with optical system development and product integration.

  • Experience with optical system specification, development, and manufacturing techniques

  • Experience with optical test methods and qualification of electronic imaging systems

  • Familiar with test equipment and methods.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Willing and able to travel internationally

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Optics and/or Materials Science.

  • Experience in C/C++ or Java programming in a GNU/Linux development environment.

  • Experience in working with international, cross-functional teams.

AMZR Req ID: 466371