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Amazon Senior HW Test Engineer, Amazon Robotics Hardware Test in North Reading, Massachusetts


Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Amazon Robotics. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even image yet. We invent every day. We are Amazon Robotics and we will give you the tools and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.

Job Overview

Amazon Robotics is seeking a motivated and hands on Test Engineer to join the hardware test engineering team. The hardware test team is a multi-disciplinary environment of mechanical/electrical/software/quality engineers and technicians dedicated to advancing the knowledge of robotics and how millions of customer orders are fulfilled every day.

The test engineer is responsible for the creation of program level test strategies, test plans and methods for developmental tests, subsystem verification tests, and complete system verification and validation tests to support new technology and product development programs.

The hardware test engineer will work with hardware development engineers, technical operations (manufacturing engineering), and solutions engineering to define, execute and report on verification and validation tests.

Key job responsibilities

Work collaboratively with program teams and development engineering to create test strategies to inform development and verify requirements.

A day in the life

Amazon offers a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. Benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as seasonal or temporary employment. The benefits that generally apply to regular, full-time employees include:

  1. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  2. Maternity and Parental Leave Options

  3. Paid Time Off (PTO)

  4. 401(k) Plan

If you are not sure that every qualification on the list above describes you exactly, we'd still love to hear from you! At Amazon, we value people with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. If you’re passionate about this role and want to make an impact on a global scale, please apply!

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

North Reading, MA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, technology, computer science, machine learning, robotics, operations research, statistics, mathematics or equivalent quantitative field

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Experience working in new technology or product development

  • Experience in 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred)

  • Design experience of simple parts, assemblies, and fixtures

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with Electro-Mechanical systems

  • Ability and desire to work hands on in lab environments

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in quality assurance engineering

  • Experience designing and planning test conditions, test scripts, and test data sets to ensure appropriate and adequate coverage and control

  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in testing of electro-mechanical systems

  • Experience writing test reports analyzing data

  • Experience in automation or robotic systems

  • An understanding of rapid prototyping options

  • Experience with Agile Development

  • Experience with FEA (Ansys and/or SW Simulation)

  • Understanding of safety systems

  • Familiar with a manufacturing environment

  • Basic coding/scripting capabilities

  • Experience creating test plans derived from functional design requirements

  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance

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