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Senior QA Engineer - AWS Networking

Senior QA Engineer - AWS Networking

Job ID 
526874
Location 
US-CA-Cupertino
Posted Date 
7/10/2017

Job Description

Are you ready to create systems to power one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world? Amazon.com has over 90 million customers, and developers all over the world rely on our storage, compute, and virtualized services via Amazon Web Services. Our success depends on our world-class network and server infrastructure; we’re handling massive scale and rapid integration of emerging technologies. We’re looking for a Software QAE to develop & Test networking products that form the building blocks of Amazon's Cloud Infrastructure.

As a QAE in Networking, you’ll have a unique opportunity to shape the development of our network. The Amazon network is a fundamental contributor to the success of Amazon Web Services. It enables us to continue to scale the existing services, and to enable new services. You’ll be working to relentlessly improve the stability of the existing network and to develop test automation for new hardware and software platforms into the network. You will work closely with our Network Engineering teams to understand features and technical implementation, and to develop test plans and test suites that approximate real-world environments.

The ideal candidate has spent some time in a similar role. Experience with industry leading automation tools such as Ixia Test Conductor or similar will be a distinct advantage. You’ll strive for simplicity, and demonstrate significant creativity and high judgment. You have expertise which is both deep and broad; you’re hands on, producing both detailed technical work and high-level test architecture.
You will:

Ensure the quality of network is continually improving, as shown by increasing reliability
Develop an integrated, flexible qualification and regression test system
Write test cases for network device performance, scale and feature qualification
Simulate complex real world network environments to replicate undesirable behaviors and confirm corrections using data/​traffic generation equipment
Show creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
Generate hardware and software performance and feature reports
Ensure our software systems can manage, provision and maintain the network
Organize and archive performance data of many platforms and create presentable reports for comparison and analysis of alternatives.
Build and maintain expert knowledge regarding trends and technologies in the networking industry, quality assurance, test automation and related fields.​

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

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 10 years practical test experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
5-10 years in QA or System Test testing networking products
Experience in networking and protocol debugging and test experience using advanced hardware and software test automation tools
Experience automating in scripting language, preferably Python

Preferred Qualifications

Deep knowledge of Internet Protocols
Layer 1/2/3 network configuration experience
Layer4-7 test application configuration experience
Previous network testing experience (Large-scale Web, ISP or device vendor preferred)
Experience in use of network test tools, such as Ixia, Spirent or Agilent