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Embedded Software Engineer, Kuiper Customer Terminals

Job ID: 2556814 | Amazon Kuiper Manufacturing Enterprises LLC


- 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 2+ 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


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.

You will design, craft, and deploy reliable embedded software for large quantity of consumer electronic products. Kuiper is breaking new ground with every device we design, and you will be an integral part of bringing this family of products to customers.

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.

Key job responsibilities
· Develop embedded software for terrestrial devices within the Project Kuiper system.
· Participate in all phases of SDLC including requirements gathering, design, code, test, and code/test coverage.
· Developing embedded software in assembly, C, C++, Rust or other languages
· Have experience with real-time embedded software philosophies and practices
· Have expertise with Linux and RTOS
· Review schematics, logic analyzer, and embedded software (bare-metal) trouble-shooting techniques.

A day in the life
As part of our BSP software engineering team, you will design and implement embedded software used in the Project Kuiper products. You will work in a collaborative environment with teams inside and outside of Amazon. You will craft your software from requirements, designs, code, test, to product deployment. You need to be flexible and responsive to changing priority issues.

About the team
The Kuiper Customer Terminal Software Team supports the devices that connect our customers to the Kuiper network. We provide software for both applications and the underlying Linux system. We work hand in hand with hardware, product and operations teams to deliver a great experience for our customers.

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

Sunnyvale, CA, USA


- 3+ 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
- Experience or interest in using Rust

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/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.