Quality Assurance Engineer

Amazon.com Services, Inc.    Bellevue, WA
Job Description
  • BS degree in computer science, computer or electrical engineering, mathematics or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years experience test engineering experience.
  • Understanding of QA processes and concepts including test case preparation, and testing methodologies, agile a plus.
  • Experience generating and communicating meaningful development metrics.
  • Experience working with product owners defining, and refining user stories.
  • Agile Testing Experience in an agile development environment (e.g. SCRUM/XP/Kanban) with experience writing acceptance criteria for user stories.
  • Experience in Java, Perl/Python/JavaScript scripting and user-level test automation.
  • You will be working with a unique and gifted team developing new, exciting and cutting-edge products for consumers. The team is a multidisciplinary group of engineers, scientists, and business people engaged in a fast-paced mission to deliver these new products. The team faces a challenging task of balancing cost, schedule, technical invention, and performance requirements. You should be comfortable collaborating in a fast-paced and often uncertain environment, and contributing to innovative solutions, while demonstrating leadership and meticulousness. You should also be comfortable collaborating regularly with colleagues across many of Amazon’s current businesses, including devices, retail, and AWS. This is an early stage initiative with a fast paced, highly collaborative start up like environment inside Amazon. To be successful you need to be flexible and entrepreneurial, comfortable operating with ambiguity and willing to develop quick proof of concepts. You are a true owner - you are passionate about the potential customer and societal impact and will operate at all levels, diving deep into the details while providing strategic inputs for the product. Software QA Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. Our QAEs use black box, gray box, and white box testing techniques; they understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and user-level test automation tools. As a QA Engineer on our team, you will work side by side with Software Development Engineers and Product Managers to develop features and evaluate technical implementation.

  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Strong organizational skills, tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and are able to synthesize the results.
  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness.
  • Experience in a senior IC or lead role in Quality Assurance or Quality Engineering or Software Testing.
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings.
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines.

  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:52:12 GMT

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