Senior Battery System Validation Engineer

Amazon.com Services LLC Sunnyvale, CA

About the Job

Job summary
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 Battery System Validation Engineer will be a member of the Battery System Engineering team with responsibilities for the test and validation of the battery cell, pack, fuel gauging and battery charging systems for products. This will require close cooperation with the design and factory teams. In this role, you will:
· Work with design teams to develop validation plans
· Verify performance of battery component and system
· Write scripts to automate tests
· Debug/tune of custom hardware
· Report validation status
· Work with Compliance on battery certification including CTIA/IEEE1725
· Support factory and field issues related to battery.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree with EE technical focus
· 5+ years experience in HW validation/test
· Experience with Li-Polymer battery development
· Familiarity with electronic test equipment (multimeters, power supplies, loads, oscilloscopes, data acquisition units)
· Familiarity with Python, Matlab or other programming / scripting language

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Material Science
· 5+ years of experience with battery or battery-powered product development
· Experience with testing and qualifying battery packs
· Understanding of basic circuit design
· Familiarity with communication protocols – SPI, UART, I2C, Ethernet
· Familiarity with Android / ADB / Linux
· Familiarity with FW charge control architectures

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Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.