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Systems Dev Engineer, Avionics Verification and Test (AVT)

Job ID: 2648158 | 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.

Innovation is part of our DNA! Our goal is to be Earth's most customer centric company, and we are just getting started. We need people who want to join an ambitious program that continues to push the state of the art in space based systems design.

Key job responsibilities
You should be comfortable with a high degree of ambiguity and relish the idea of solving problems that haven't been solved at scale before. Along the way, we guarantee that you will learn a lot, have fun and make a positive impact on tens of millions of people.
In this role, you will:
• Architect and build software to automate hardware test systems
• Develop software infrastructure to support test case execution
• Architect and build automation to support development (CI/CD)
• Align with various stakeholders on software requirements
• Document software requirements from users
• Support manufacturing as well as new product development
• Enable automated data collection, data analysis
• Deliver end-user documents
• Own and execute software quality and release process
• Work with electrical test equipment

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.

A day in the life
You will have the opportunity to write software to test exciting products and help us bring our idea to reality. Your software will enable the team to validate our designs and ensure all our hardware is space-worthy. You will make daily decision on how to best create and deliver these tools.

About the team
This Systems Development Engineer will have the opportunity to be a member of the Hardware Validation Team working within the wider Electrical Engineering Team for Avionics. This highly collaborative group of engineers has a diverse range of backgrounds and knowledge and looking for help to build a scalable and reliable test automation solution. The team support both internal test needs as well as the needs of the manufacturing team. They like to leverage and share work across the entire organization as well as utilize AWS resources and tools to accelerate their work.


- Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Computer Science or related field or relevant work experience
- 3+ years of experience writing code for automated test systems
- 3+ years of experience integrating software and hardware systems
- 3+ years of experience in the use of standard electronic lab test equipment (i.e., oscilloscopes, multimeters, etc.)
- Knowledge of hardware and software tools for test automation (e.g. Python, SCPI, VISA)


- Experience with distributed systems at scale
- Strong debugging/troubleshooting skills
- Ability to coordinate between engineering, test lab, and technicians to collect requirements
- Experience in test plans and protocols related to established Space Hardware test processes (GEVS / SMC-S-016)
- Experience with developing in Windows and Linux
- Strong sense of ownership and drive
- Experience creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines
- Experience with AWS cloud development resources (CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodePipeline)

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $116,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $201,200/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.