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Camera Systems Engineer

Camera Systems Engineer

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A2Z Development Center, Inc.
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Hardware Development
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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, 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:

As a Camera Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for bringing new camera sub-system designs from concept, development and validation through to manufacturing advice. You will work closely with multi-disciplinary groups including Product Design, Industrial Design, Hardware Engineering, Reliability and Operations, to drive key aspects of engineering of consumer electronics products. You will perform analysis and testing of complex opto-electronic assemblies using advanced simulation and experimentation tools and techniques. The ideal candidate should have a solid understanding of camera module theory, design and test. In this role, you will:

  • Design world class hardware
  • Interact with cross functional engineering teams across the company
  • Dive into and take ownership for critical design issues
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Address all aspects of technology readiness, including manufacturability
  • Help build robust methodology and processes to deliver technology to products
  • Travel internationally to support sub-system and product engineering validation builds

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering or related field
  • 4+ years of experience as a hardware engineer
  • 2+ years of experience in developing and delivering a camera sub-system into mobile consumer electronics products
  • 2+ years of DFx (Design for cost, test, manufacturing) experience
  • 2+ years of factory experience
  • 2+ years of schematic capture with tool sets such as OrCAD; overseeing and reviewing PCB layout in Allegro or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Familiarity with embedded software development and debugging: GNU/Linux device drivers, firmware, IDE (ex: Eclipse, Visual Studio)
  • Analog/Board simulation and signal integrity analysis (ex: SPICE, HyperLynx)
  • Experience working on a robust team
  • Hardware lab equipment such as digital scope, logic analyzer, and soldering skills
  • Technical document writing using Visio, Word, Excel, and / or PowerPoint
  • Revision control and document control

Lab126 is part of the, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.