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Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Job ID 
538782
Company/Location (search) 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/30/2017
Company 
Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.
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Job Description

Interested in Amazon Echo? Come work on it. We’re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, making history; come join us!

QA Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. Our QA Engineers use black box, gray box, and white box testing techniques; they are able to understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and/or user-level test automation tools. Software QA Engineers work with Software Development Engineers to understand features and technical implementation. Software QA Engineers also work with groups such as Product Management, User Experience Design, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test plans and test suites that approximate real-world environments and regression tests. Software QA Engineers are also responsible for driving the software development process toward quality-centric methodologies.

Responsibilities
  • Develops test strategies and creates appropriate test harnesses and platforms to support automated testing
  • Evaluates product functionality and creates test strategies and test cases to assess product quality
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines
  • Expert in software quality and testing methodologies
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, evaluate alternatives and develop processes and tools as needed to support the organization.
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools
  • Experience with test driven development
  • Experience automating the validating of modern user interfaces and messaging infrastructures
  • Experience with evaluating and integrating open source and in house developed tool sets
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to generate and communicate meaningful development metrics
  • Experienced in interacting and coordinating test activities among multiple teams
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Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, IT, or related technical field with relevant work experience
  • 3+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization which has delivered consumer-oriented products
  • Knowledge of QA methodology and tools
  • Experience in Perl/Python/JavaScript scripting and user-level automation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
  • Minor in English, literature, or history
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer- Female/Minority/Disability/Vet