Senior Embedded Development Engineer, Sidewalk



Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024


Sidewalk is looking for Senior Embedded Development Engineer to lead the design and architecture of Sidewalk SDKs. You will help contribute to a nationwide community network that enables connectivity for millions of IOT devices. You will drive technical direction and feature roadmap for Sidewalk SDKs that will support device life-cycle management.

Key job responsibilities
- Manage key components of the Sidewalk SDK
- Think big; bring fresh ideas and approaches to simplify onboarding new devices on the Sidewalk network and improve customer value
- Evaluate different design choices, prototype new technology, and implement technical solutions that address business requirements
- Contribute in defining product roadmap, understand business impact of system choices, and make technical trade-offs using sound judgement
- Work closely with cross functional team, understand the requirements, design and deliver innovative monitoring solutions to help preserve customer trust
- Drive engineering best practices around operational excellence and set standards in the team
- Deal with ambiguity, make data-driven decisions and juggle cross-organization complexity
- Drive consensus when confronted with discordant views by identifying the best path forward and influence other to follow it

A day in the life
As a Senior Embedded Development Engineer, you will have the opportunity to influence the product roadmap, define key components of overall system architecture and lead the adoption of best practices within the org. You will work closely with cross functional teams across Ring, Echo, and Alexa orgs to bring a unified connectivity solution for our customers.

About the team
Sidewalk SDK team owns all the components and infrastructure that is backbone of the Sidewalk network. Sidewalk is already enabled on millions of Amazon and Ring devices, with more devices added every day. The team is responsible to increase the adoption of Sidewalk network by IoT devices by simplifying the process of onboarding and use of Sidewalk SDK in Sidewalk End points. The team works on embedded using programming languages like C, C++ and Wireless communication protocols like BLE and custom protocols in Sub-Ghz.

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

Sunnyvale, CA, USA


- 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 5+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience
- 5+ 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 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 $151,300/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.