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Hardware Design Engineer II

Hardware Design Engineer II

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Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Hardware Development
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Job Description

Amazon is seeking an experienced mechanical engineer to work on state of the art technology in a fast paced, R&D environment. This person must be comfortable working in cross functional teams, have the ability to think on their feet, and deliver simple solutions to complex problems.

This role is for a jack-of-all-trades mechanical engineer who can design complex parts and assemblies for a variety of fabrication methods, create and execute test plans while drawing conclusions that influence program objectives, solicit and respond to customer feedback, and manage outside vendors.

*Located in Metro-West Area

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field and 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience designing and building quick turn proof of concept and prototype assemblies with rapid iteration
  • Ability to integrate and test electromechanical sensors in a variety of applications
  • Experience with a wide range of fabrication methods including CNC machining, 3D printing, and welding
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to explain complex concepts and designs to colleagues across disciplines
  • Experience in communicating with end users, business teams and management to collect requirements, describe product features and refine technical designs
  • Proficient in CAD and Finite Element Analysis
  • Experience managing vendors locally and abroad; driving fast development cycles
  • Experience as a technical lead designing hardware systems/products
  • Problem solver, “can do”, ”get any task done” attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree
  • Optics and lighting design experience
  • Cross functional experience with electrical and/or software development
  • Hands on machine tool fabrication