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Software Development Engineer , Amazon Robotics (AR) Sortation Planning

Amazon Lab126

Amazon Lab126

Software Engineering
Westborough, MA, USA · United States
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023


Are you inspired by invention? Is problem-solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these, and you’ll fit right in here at Amazon Robotics. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting-edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences. We invent new improvements every day and we will give you the tools and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.

As a Software Development Engineer on the AR Sortation Planning team, you will design, develop and deploy full-stack robotic workcell solutions using AWS that are scalable, reliable and performant. You will build software solutions to improve sortation at scale, improve associate safety and ergonomics, associate job satisfaction, and site efficiency. You will build simulation models and digital twins of these robotic systems and provide our scientists, researchers and engineers the tools they need to develop and optimize robotic components, workflows and systems. We collaborate cross-functionally with machine learning and robotic controls experts to develop pioneering applications in a highly exciting and innovative environment.

About the team
We have a talented, innovative and diverse team that works on cutting edge software driving human and robotic workflows, UI interfaces, AWS services at middle-mile Sortation centers within the Amazon Transportation Services network. We build algorithms to optimize sortation rates, improve safety and ergonomics, delight our associates, build simulations for our new robotic solutions, all while operating at Amazon scale.

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

Arlington, VA, USA | North Reading, MA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Westborough, MA, USA


- 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


- 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

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.

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 https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.