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Sr. Hardware Validation Engineer

Sr. Hardware Validation Engineer

Job ID 
531293
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
6/5/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Position Category 
Hardware Development
Recruiting Team 
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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:

The Hardware Validation Engineer will be a member of the hardware validation team with responsibilities for the test and validation of the analog, digital, and embedded sub-systems for products. This will require close cooperation with the design and factory teams. You will work at the integrated circuit and product systems level. In this role, you will:

  • Research into test/validation technologies/methodologies
  • Work with design teams to develop validation plans
  • Develop automation frameworks and test tools
  • Write scripts to automate tests
  • Develop firmware/scripts/applications to test the hardware
  • Provide functional verification of electrical subsystems
  • Debug/tune of custom hardware
  • Work with design team to debug issues
  • Report validation status
  • Travel overseas to China to support factory builds

Basic Qualifications



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, related filed or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of overall experience in validation/test experience

  • Experience in failure analysis and troubleshooting skills in a laboratory environment

  • Experience with prototyping solutions and bench testing methodology Schematic capture and PCB design experience

  • Experience with test automation with background in scripting

  • Experience working in a laboratory environment

  • Understanding of EE fundamentals


This position will require estimated 20% travel to China to support factory builds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with video, cameras, audio, power supplies, I2C/SPI/UART buses, and highspeed electrical signal characterization

  • Strong scripting experience (i.e. shell, Perl, Python, etc.)

  • Experience with battery powered, wireless, embedded HW/SW consumer devices