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Sr. Robotics Software Engineer

Sr. Robotics Software Engineer

Job ID 
553214
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/28/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you an experienced software engineer capable of building new technology at the intersection of software, systems, sensing, machine learning and physical deployment at scale?

We're looking for an experienced engineer capable of building and delivering functioning robotics systems and software that will be deployed at a global scale. In this role you will design and implement a wide range of low-level embedded software on our hardware platform, including device drivers, Linux kernel modules, network stack development, porting existing software to new embedded platforms, and other low level programming activities. The ideal candidate will have experience with practical implementations of robotic techniques for task automation.

Work includes:
· Participate in all phases of new development including concept, design, prototyping, and production
· Influence the full-stack architectural roadmap
· Collaborate with software, hardware, and operations customers
· Experiment with and implement interfaces to various sensors
· Work closely with hardware and other firmware teams to design and optimize the system
· Performance tuning and maintenance of on-device software
· Contribute to software design reviews, architecture reviews, and team best practices
· Mentor junior engineers

Basic Qualifications

· BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields
· 8+ years’ experience as a software engineer
· Experience working in C, C++, or other Object Oriented languages on a Linux platform with ROS or equivalent toolkit
· Maintaining high level of communications with cross-functional team, and partners
· 3+ years of experience in BSP/kernel software design
· 3+ years of experience in software development
· System-level integration experience
· Linux kernel programming experience
· Experience reading schematics
· Experience with multithreading and concurrency
· Proficiency in at least one scripting language: Python, Perl, etc.
· Debugging/trouble-shooting skills of embedded processes and systems
· Knowledge of computer architecture and OS fundamentals
· Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable and highly available systems

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s/PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field
· Experience and knowledge in controlling and integrating robotics
· Experience with hardware lab equipment such as digital scope and logic analyzer
· Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
· Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
· Experience with a Linux development environment (e.g. Makefiles, GDB, Git, Ubuntu)
· Experience with real-time systems, interrupts, and schedulers
· Experience and knowledge in building software for large scale industrial systems
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, agile development, build processes, and testing
· Experience with formal Integration, Validation and Verification (IV&V) techniques


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