Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description
Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

Along with leading in web services and e-commerce, Amazon.com is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics including our best-selling e-readers and tablets, and Fire TV.

Fire TV client software and services technologies are enjoyed by millions of customers all over the world. You will drive key engineering and business decisions that impact Amazon’s long-term vision, which includes innovation in the delivery and consumption of media and entertainment. We leverage cutting edge technology in client-app frameworks, big data, machine learning, optimization techniques and high availability services. Here on the Fire TV team, we are dedicated to creating the most engaging entertainment platform for the whole family, worldwide.

Role Description:
As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive, design and develop innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.

You will need to be able to work efficiently and effectively in a fun, fast-paced dynamic team environment. As a Software Development Test Engineer, you will develop, execute and maintain software to test the product. You are expected to have industry-leading technical abilities that enable you to significantly improve product quality. You should have a combination of solid in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance, solid understanding of the operating system software, as well as knowledge of object oriented design principles. The test software you will build should expose API defects in production level code as well as defects at the component and feature integration prospective. You should command the skill to communicate clearly and effectively. Candidates will need to define test strategy, test suites, test cases as well as design tools for unit, functional, and performance testing in a programmatic manner.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • 5+ years of experience in software development and testing in Java, C++ or C#
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
  • Experience building and designing test cases including knowledge of test methodologies
  • Experience with testing methodologies (Unit, Scrum)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with API automation testing including unit test automation frameworks
  • Experience with Android, iOS or other mobile application development or testing
  • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment and utilizing virtual machines
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience developing product test harnesses
  • Experience with open source tools and resources
  • Familiar with hardware fundamentals
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Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation



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Senior Manager, Hardware Reliability Engineering

Guneet leads the Hardware Reliability Development Team that works on the Kindle, Fire, and Amazon Echo family of products. Guneet's team plays an essential role in making products like Fire tablets robust and reliable so customers can use them for years.

Cicie W.

Technical Program Manager, Device Software

Cicie oversees the Software Development and Quality Assurance Teams to support products using the Fire operating system. She specifically handles product battery life and thermal mitigation strategies.


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