Hardware Quality Technician II

Job Description

The AWS Hardware Engineering team creates server designs for Amazon’s innovative web services. Our designs are industry-leading in frugality and operational excellence, and are critical to the success of the AWS business and the more than one million customers who use AWS today. Our Hardware Engineers solve challenging technology problems, and build architecturally sound, high-quality solutions to enable AWS to realize critical business strategies. 



The ideal candidate for this role will be an innovative self-starter. You will work to support engineers in a servers qualification lab to execute test content on new technologies. You will use your broad experience to set up hardware, execute scripts, triage and debug issues under an automated framework to qualify the next generation of servers – come help us make history!

Why it matters: Public cloud IT services represent the majority of growth in the overall IT services market and will continue to do so for several years to come. The scale of AWS, combined with an understanding of how our hardware is used, creates a unique opportunity for component customizations that will directly benefit customers.

Why you will love it: You will work with engineers across the company to qualify next-generation servers. You will have a direct impact on our bottom line and the ability to deliver improvements for our developers. You will be part of a growing, fast paced, and fun team. You will have ownership for the implementation of your work. You will see direct product improvements based on the results of your work.

Basic Qualifications

Associate Degree or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field


3+ years of Hardware-related QA testing experience.
Hands-on experience with the use of automation tools and scripts for hardware testing
Experienced in black box and gray box functional, and integration testing
Good working knowledge of Linux, and basic programming skills
Possess excellent communication, and sharp analytical abilities
Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment


Preferred Qualifications

Experience with software version control and software development processes such as SCRUM
Experience in developing tests with one or more Unix scripting languages (bash, ksh, csh, etc.) and/or other languages such as Python or Perl.



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