Quality Assurance Engineer

Description

Interested in Amazon Alexa? Come work on it. We're building the presentation platform for 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

  • Responsible for development of test strategies and creation of appropriate test harnesses.
  • Will work with a team of quality engineering professions to ensure the highest quality product delivery
  • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and years relevant work experience, or 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 with 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
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


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