Software Development Manager – Wifi

Amazon.com - Sunnyvale, CA3.6

30+ days ago
Job Description 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?

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

The Role:
As a Software Development Manager - Wifi, you will provide leadership and management for a development team to innovate and deliver high-performance, low-power, stable connectivity platform for world class consumer products. This hands-on position requires broad engineering competence and in-depth technical knowledge of networking and wireless connectivity, as well as demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and conducting software development projects in a dynamic environment. In this role, you will:
  • Manage a team of engineers to design, develop and enhance Wifi software for Amazon's consumer products;
  • Drive a cross-functional teams to optimize of Wifi performance and power consumption for connectivity platforms;
  • Translate business requirements into technical specification and engage with vendors to deliver top-of-the-class connectivity system solutions;
  • Manage departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-in-class engineering team;
  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management;
  • Deal with critical customer issues and escalations

Basic Qualifications
  • 7+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • Proven track record to design and deliver complex embedded systems
  • Understanding of IEEE802.11/Wifi protocols and system designs;
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP internals and common network protocols such as DHCP, DNS, HTTP, and etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Android and Linux development on kernel, device drivers, and frameworks
  • Hands-on experience with developing, optimizing and maintaining embedded systems
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

Preferred Qualifications
  • Have prior experience with Wifi solutions from one or more major Wifi chipset vendors
  • Experience with Bluetooth protocols and Wifi/Bluetooth Coexistence
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation