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Amazon Senior Innovation Engineer, WW Innovation Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts


Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be the world’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online. Amazon Logistics (AMZL) is looking to hire an experienced, innovative, hands-on, and customer-obsessed Innovation Engineer to lead the application of automation into our WW (World Wide) Delivery Station Network. The successful candidate will be a member of the Amazon Logistics Innovation Engineering team and will be responsible to define, test, validate and implement various Robotics and Automation systems in the Delivery Stations network.

This role requires experienced and entrepreneurial minded Engineers with combined robotics, engineering, planning and analytical skills. This individual will own robotics and automation implementation projects end-to-end and will partner with Robotics, SW Tech Teams, Process Engineering teams, Operations, Facilities and Engineering teams to effectively operate advanced robotics technology across WW Amazon's last mile network.

Key job responsibilities

• Key partner to work closely with the Product teams and WW Engineering to drive customer (AMZL) requirements for implementing various robotics solutions in AMZL.

• Identify process paths to automate based on various factors; labor, cost, safety, performance, etc. working with Process Engineering and Operations partners

• Author business cases to introduce automation to the Delivery Stations network in EU to improve productivity

• Define pilot criteria and success metrics to validate prototype units

• Collaboration with internal teams to provide technical documentation such as product specifications, integration requirements, etc.

• Partner with Mechanical, Controls and Software teams to plan the technologies integration in operation

• Partner with simulation team for validating new ideas and concepts to automate manual process paths

• Contribute to design the Delivery Station of the future combining Robotics, Automation, IoT and Machine Learning disciplines.

A day in the life

You will ideate and bring to life new technologies for AMZL. Your day could include: working with new vendors on developing concepts for AMZL with automation and robotics technology to being in the field and learning the challenges that associates face. You would write a business case and work with stakeholders to build a case for piloting new technology. You could dive deep into understanding how the tech influences AMZL processes and the associate’s lives. Eventually, you will iterate on your new ideas to decide for the business on GO/NO-GO for the new tech into AMZL. Bringing your entrepreneurial and innovative spirits will be a daily ordeal – it's always Day 1.

About the team

We are a set of diverse individuals who work coherently to solve customer problems with the most innovative solutions. We put heavy emphasis on empowering our employees to maintain work/life harmony. The team works with innovative technologies in the market to bring into AMZL to solve complex technical problems. It’s a fine balance between working on writing strategic business cases to understanding the deep human-machine interfaces.

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

Bellevue, WA, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Nashville, TN, USA | New York, NY, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in developing functional specifications, design verification plans and functional test procedures

  • -Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent industrial background

  • -5+ years’ demonstrated Engineering experience in an automation, robotics or manufacturing environment

  • -5+ years engineering project management experience

  • -Experience across the full project lifecycle; from analysis and design to implementation

  • -Experience with complex projects in operations, processes, or performance improvement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or equivalent

  • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams to execute product design from concept to production

  • Experience with the project management of technical projects

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of issues, drive improvements, and implement preventive measures

  • Ability to manage multiple high-priority tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to support complex technical discussions with a variety of groups including software engineers, hardware engineers, technicians, and operators

  • Pragmatic and hands-on working style.

  • Experience in PLC programming

  • Experience with EAM Tools

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $114,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $213,600/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.