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Amazon Software Development Engineer - Amazon Robotics , Resource Management in North Reading, Massachusetts


Amazon Robotics develops state-of-the art robotics for Amazon’s Fulfillment Centers. Amazon Fulfillment handles more individual items than any company in the world. We are combining computer vision and custom robots to solve real-world problems at huge scale. Our team collaborates with a variety of customers across Amazon worldwide to conceive, develop, prototype and deploy a wide range of robotic systems.

We are seeking talented, enthusiastic, motivated Engineers to design, develop, integrate, troubleshoot, optimize, test and lead the development of software which control and optimizes robotic fulfillment centers at very large scale. They will act as a key contributor to our product development roadmap and help develop software features, tools and mechanisms to operate large robotic fleets (10,000s).

You will have opportunities to collaborate and work with research scientists, applied scientists, data scientists and cross-functional teams on cutting-edge solutions for ever-growing 's robotic fleet.

Key job responsibilities

  • Architect, design, and implement robotic applications and infrastructure.

  • Influence the team's strategy and contribute to long-term vision and roadmap.

  • Work with stakeholders across organization to iterate on design and implementation.

  • Maintain high standards by participating in reviews, designing for fault tolerance and operational excellence, and creating mechanisms for continuous improvement.

  • Prototype and test concepts or features, both through simulation and emulators and with live robotic equipment

  • Work directly with customers and partners to test prototypes and incorporate feedback

  • Mentor other engineer team members.

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!

About the team

As an engineer on the Resource Management team, you are a key member of a diverse team of engineers who deliver highly scalable robotic systems. You will lead and support the design and development of services which assign work, maintain healthy charge levels and manage the storage of Amazon products within its robotics solution. Our team’s software is at the heart of ensuring Amazon’s retail customers get their packages on time.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

  • 3+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • Experience programming with at least one software programming language

  • 3+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • Strong background or familiarity with algorithms and system design used to solve complex problems for highly-scalable systems

  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading/supporting an engineering team

  • Strong communication skills, ability to support and collaborate work well in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

  • 5+ years professional experience preferred with a strong background with algorithms used to solve complex problems for highly-scalable systems

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.