30 days old

Firmware Engineering Manager

Westborough, MA 01581


Amazon €” a place where builders can build. We hire the world€™s brightest minds and offer them an environment in which they can invent and innovate to improve the experience for our customers. We want people who will help share and shape our mission to be Earth€™s most customer-centric company. Amazon€™s evolution and success is driven by the spirit of invention that€™s part of our DNA. We do this daily by solving complex technical and business problems with ingenuity and simplicity.

We are seeking an exceptional software professional to work as a Manager within our firmware team. If you€™re passionate about safety and performance and have an interest in robotics systems, then we€™d like to talk to you about becoming part of an organization with global impact on millions of customers. At Amazon Robotics, we invent things that have never been done before. The firmware team is a comprised of super-smart doers who work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and to solve real-world challenges. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to help to deliver and maintain the most successful robotic fleet in the world. If you love to delight customers and want to make a difference every day, then join us in making history!

In the role, you will lead a team and participate in the design of complex robotic products. You will be responsible for the product through its entire life-cycle, from participating in hardware selection to establishing a firmware architecture. You will lead the product team through the implementation and development phases and follow through with testing, manufacturing, and ultimately deployment and maintenance. You will lead a growing and effective team and work closely with several other teams and groups at large to deliver excellence in the form of a safe and functional product experience. To be successful, you need to be highly motivated, understand how to solve problems, and dive deep while delivering to the highest standards.

Roles and Responsibilities
· Develop the long-term strategy for your team and translate that into a road map/action plan
· Carefully balance functional and safety needs to deliver on both
· Drive overall technical vision and architecture which enables us to grow and scale quickly
· Understand how all elements of the system work together and develop engineering and testing approaches that fit the overall strategy
· Manage and execute against project plans and delivery commitments
· Manage engineering resources and drive the day-to-day activities of the engineering team
· Manage the resources of your team including, hiring, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
· Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management


· BA/BS/MS/PhD in computer science or computer engineering or related discipline
· 7+ years of hands-on engineering experience
· 5+ years of people management experience leading technical professionals
· Demonstrated, successful technical leadership of both people and projects
· Has a mature understanding for how product development occurs, including being able to make complex business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions
· Experience managing projects using Agile/Scrum methodologies
· Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a focus on clarity and translating technically complex issues into simple, easy to understand concepts
· Results-oriented, high energy, and self-motivated


· Active and recent experience with embedded system development and management of a customer facing product (engineering and product management / feature definition)
· Experience in real-time embedded (RTOS or Linux) software design, development, and testing
· Excellent leadership, teamwork and collaboration skills with a high level of attention to detail
· Technical knowledge in at least one system of: wireless, cameras, image processing, networking, sensors, or electro-mechanical control systems
· Experience with delivering a regulated product (safety, medical, avionics, etc.)
· Familiar with building solutions that scale
· Experience in generating automated metrics to measure quality and/or product effectiveness and consistency

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer €“ Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


Posted: 2020-07-08 Expires: 2020-09-06

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