Quality Assurance Engineer II

2 months ago
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How can Amazon improve education for millions of students around the world? Are you interested in developing cutting-edge technology that will help students and learners to study more effectively? The Higher Education team at Amazon Kindle focuses on innovating e-Education to make it a crucial way of learning. Recall the mountain of heavy textbooks, notes, and other course materials you had to drag around in your backpack? E-learning will put all of that information literally at your fingertips. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg!
If you are a talented quality assurance engineer who is passionate about transforming education, then we want to talk to you! As a member of the QA team, you will be responsible for setting the direction for test methodologies, metrics and quality requirements for your own development team. You should be able to dive deep into our existing automated infrastructure, detect inefficiencies and incorporate improvements so that our automation is scalable, reliable and fast. You will be spending a percentage of your time on your own projects to directly impact the team's speed, quality and efficiency.
Our QAEs have the opportunity to work with a number of leading edge technologies and are at the forefront of customer innovation. You will never be bored here! Come work with a team of top-notch engineers and product managers to help ensure the highest quality product delivery for our customers!

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
  • 2+ years overall agile QAE and/or development experience.
  • Testing Experience in an agile development environment (e.g. SCRUM/XP/Kanban) with experience writing acceptance criteria for user stories.
  • Experience working with product owners defining, and refining user stories.
  • Demonstrated experience in test planning, test design, test strategy, and test execution.
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools, with demonstrated QA experience in an SDET or QAE role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with user-level automation frameworks and scripting via Perl, Python, or JavaScript.
  • Practical coding experience with automated web testing tools, services, and physical devices.
  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Strong organizational skills, demonstrated ability to track multiple test executions simultaneously and synthesize results.
  • Creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness for the entire team.
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings.
  • Thought leadership on emerging quality assurance methodologies and best practices.
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