Software Quality Assurance Engineer - Audio

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?

The Role:

As a Software Quality Assurance Engineer - Audio, you will work with consumer application testing expertise. You will join the team of hands-on, pro-active, self-motivated and seasoned SQA professionals. In this role, you will:

  • Create test plans and test cases
  • Execute test cases across all functional areas of our products
  • Review product user interface for conformity to design guidelines
  • Find, isolate, document, regress, and track bugs through resolution
  • Interpret and report testing results, and be a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process
  • Work with Software Development Engineers to understand the overall technical architecture and how each feature is implemented

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of software QA testing experience with black and grey box functional testing
  • Experience testing audio or speech related features in SW or HW products

Preferred Qualifications

  • Audio product experience with wireless consumer electronics
  • Demonstrated expertise in black, white box and grey box testing methodologies, experience with standard QA and development tools, and the ability to operate within short release cycles
  • Highly methodical test discipline, applicable to all product UI
  • Creativity and initiative to improve product coverage and effectiveness
  • Hands-on experience in testing Linux/Android-based devices
  • Solid understanding of QA tool development chains and environments
  • Experience coding and scripting in python/perl/BASH
  • Familiarity with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth
  • Creativity and initiative to improve product coverage and effectiveness
  • Familiarity with acoustics, psycho-acoustics, signal processing and sound reproduction
  • Familiarity with speech recognition

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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