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Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer ,

Job ID: 2537302 | Amazon Kuiper Manufacturing Enterprises LLC


Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.
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As a member of Kuiper MAC-SW, you will be responsible for delivering embedded FW code running on ground networks on customer terminals and on satellites. Come and join the innovative and unique wireless project Kuiper. You would be focused on designing, developing and testing complete Kuiper-MAC FW. You will be a key member of a cross functional team of innovators, working on unique wireless technology that will enable millions of people to stay connected.

The Role
- Design, develop, integrate and bring up Kuiper-MAC FW components/drivers in a real-time embedded environment
- Working in a cross-functional environment to define multi-dimensional performance requirements (e.g., MIPs, memory BW)
- Make performance and optimization trade-offs to meet end-to-end use case requirement
- Build component use-cases/test-cases and debug your code in Kuiper embedded environment
- Profile and execute the code on RTOS and/or bare-metal embedded environment
- Contribute in defining services and functionalities delivered by your FW-subsystems
- Define, document, test and debug your FW-HW interfaces
- Familiarity with SW/FW best practices (e.g., clean architecture, refactoring)

Export Control Requirement:
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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

Redmond, WA, USA | San Diego, CA, USA


- 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 5+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience
- 4+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team
- 5+ years’ experience in embedded FW development
- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related degree or equivalent experience


- 5+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $134,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $261,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.