Amazon Robotics - Software Development Engineer (SDE) Co-op - May '23 -May '24 (12 months)


Toronto, Ontario, Canada Remote

Full time

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Feb 20


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 who 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. We are Amazon Robotics and we will give you the tools and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling, and fun.

Amazon Robotics, a wholly owned subsidiary of, empowers a smarter, faster, more consistent customer experience through automation. Amazon Robotics automates fulfillment center operations using various methods of robotic technology including autonomous mobile robots, sophisticated control software, language perception, power management, computer vision, depth sensing, machine learning, object recognition, and semantic understanding of commands. Amazon Robotics has a dedicated focus on research and development to continuously explore new opportunities to extend its product lines into new areas.

Amazon Robotics co-op opportunities will be based out of our Downtown Toronto office located next to Union Station. Our office houses multiple Amazon organization teams as well as a small lab for physical prototyping. The AR Toronto teams focus on freeing workcell builders from infrastructure issues and designing components to enable rapid development and deployment of new workcell types. They reduce the friction in advancing human and mechatronic workcells and work directly with sensors and other peripheral hardware. The AR Toronto team build core foundational software and solutions for the rest of the Amazon Robotics organization, ranging from front to back end products. Co-ops who support this space will implement these reusable components in various Amazon software products as well as contribute to the testing, iteration, and delivery of the components themselves.


  • Currently enrolled in college/university for Computer Science, Engineering, or other similar degree
  • Must have at least one semester/term/quarter of school left to complete after the end of the co-op
  • Must be eligible and available for a full-time (40h/week) 12-month co-op between May 2023 – May 2024


  • Experience with creative problem solving and articulating technical challenges and solutions
  • Exposure to any of the following concepts: AWS and other Cloud/Web Technologies, schedulers, workflows, state machines, multi-threading, and networking protocols
  • Interest in Robotics, including coursework or clubs

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, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

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