Quality Assurance Engineer - Amazon Kindle Demo Devices

Job Description
The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon E-Readers, and Amazon Echo.
What will you help us create?
Do you have a passion for consumer electronics? Do you want to enhance the quality of software for the latest tablets, e-readers, audio devices and the back-end infrastructure that supports them? If so, the KOMPAS Demo team needs you! We are working on best-in-class demo retail demo experiences for the broad family of Amazon devices. We work on interesting projects, strive for a great work-life balance and have fun working on the latest devices before they hit the stores!

If you are a talented, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic Quality Assurance Engineer who is passionate about quality and delivering the best customer service, then we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Development of test strategies and creation of appropriate test harnesses.
  • Work with a team of quality engineering professions to ensure the highest quality product delivery.
  • Work with developers to identify the root cause and resolve issues.
  • Use professional software engineering practices & best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Communicate with internal/external teams and management on requirements and status updates.
  • Work in test driven development and establish test infrastructures
  • Automate the validation of user interfaces.
  • Interact and coordinate test activities among multiple teams
  • Experience developing in Java, Javascript.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills.



Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience as part of a test team
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in QA methodology and tools.
  • 3+ years of experience in industry standard test automation tools and experience in developing product test harnesses and instrumenting products to gather test results.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
  • Experience with evaluating and integrating open source and in house developed tool sets
  • Strong understanding of automation and how to apply where possible
  • Comfort and familiarity with common data structures, algorithms and collections.
  • Familiar with the Eclipse IDE or logical equivalent.
  • Strong organizational skills, tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and are able to synthesize the results
  • Proficient in an object oriented programming language.

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


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