Software Development Engineer in Test, Alexa Smart Home

Description

Interested in Amazon Echo? Love the Internet-of-things, Smart Home space? Help us deliver the Smart Home solutions for Amazon Echo. The Smart Home team is responsible for integrating your smart home devices to Alexa and bringing your home to life! We're working hard, having fun, and making history.

We are looking for an individual with a passion for making development teams more efficient and productive. An individual that has the wisdom and know how to create an infrastructure to support a truly world-class product development team. This is an opportunity to build the automated test infrastructure of your dreams.

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain an automated test infrastructure for a multi-platform product that will be used to validate all aspects of the product operation.
  • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality.
  • Integrate with SCM infrastructure to establish a continuous build and test cycle.
  • Establish processes and tools set to maintain automation scripts and generate regular test reports.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, Python or PERL
  • 2+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization which has delivered consumer oriented products

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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 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.
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience in developing product test harnesses and instrumenting products to gather test results
  • Experience with test driven development and establishing unit test infrastructures
  • Experience automating the validating of modern user interfaces and messaging infrastructures
  • Experience with evaluating and integrating open source and in house developed toolsets
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to generate and communicate meaningful development metrics
  • Expert in software quality and testing methodologies
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Experienced in interacting and coordinating test activities amongst multiple teams

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


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