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Hardware Development Engineer

  • Internship
  • Seattle (King)
  • Teaching

Job description


Amazon Web Services (AWS) and serve customers and developers all over the world who rely on storage, compute, and other services that power Amazon’s consumer, digital and AWS businesses. Our customers trust us to handle their data with air-tight security. We exceed this expectation through the implementation of new technologies within our Infrastructure.

The AWS Hardware Engineering organization is looking for an innovative and solution oriented hardware development engineer to be a part of developing and delivering next generation, innovative Data Center technologies. The engineer would possess a strong aptitude in mechanical/electrical systems design and solutions development.

A successful candidate will have an established background in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering or equivalent and has the ability to cross disciplines to a limited degree in order to understand designs and to communicate with external vendors. This position requires independent decision making and self-learning in regards to cross discipline concepts. Being a self-starter is highly expected for this role. This role will serve as a design engineer and engineering SME in order to drive new solutions for existing equipment/processes by collaborating with internal stakeholders, vendors, contractors and machine builders. The candidate will be directly responsible for communication with ODM engineers to convey the group's engineering goals & design expectations and providing information needed to drive completion. The candidate shall be able to provide mechanical design ideas and controls architecture & functionality. The engineer would act as a true design consultant for mechanical needs with some in-house testing and programming required.

Key responsibilities:
· Lead product high level architecture
· Turn business requirements into product requirements
· Drive technical discussions during RFPs
· Evaluate technical sections of proposals during vendor selection
· Work with ODMs to turn requirements into specifications
· Develop validation tests; both internal and vendor-driven
· Audit ODM progress
· Bring up prototypes on site
· Iterate on designs until high volume production
· Test failure analysis and solution validation to complete successful product development
· Draft product documentation
· Support positive team interactions to accomplish program objectives
· Provide cross-functional program integration support to ensure team success
· Lead project teams to timely delivery of products
· Schedule and milestone management
· Apply technical expertise to problem solving throughout product lifecycle

This position is based in Seattle, WA


· Master’s degree in Engineering (any discipline)
· Experienced in engaging customers to gather requirements and develop specifications
· Analytic problem solving skills, including knowledge of 8D, Six Sigma, DOE or similar disciplines
· Experienced in designing material handling systems and related automation equipment, with a high Mechanical aptitude for hands on innovation
· Excited to work in a diverse team
· Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills
· Ability to travel 25% to interact with external vendors and internal customers globally
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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Desired profile


· Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent experience
· 3+ years of experience in new product introduction and product life cycle management
· 3+ years of experience in management of engineering design projects in the ODM model
· 3+ years of experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, AutoCAD Inventor, Microsoft Office, PLC/HMI Programming, Motors, VFDs, and 24VDC control devices (such as limit switches, solenoids, photo eyes and E-Stops)

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