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Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Job ID 
586064
Location 
US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 
10/16/2017

Job Description

The Audible Amazon QA team is responsible for testing the Audible experience on a variety of Amazon devices. Our goal is to deliver a world class customer centric experience on Amazon’s new cutting edge devices. We test products including Amazon’s family of Kindle and Alexa devices.

We are seeking passionate, self-driven Software quality assurance professionals interested in delivering innovative, customer-centric solutions to Audible customers within the Amazon ecosphere. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for ensuring successful launches of many product features. You will be working with software development engineers, quality assurance engineers, and project managers to create, maintain, and execute test plans; build automated test infrastructures; establish processes to continue to invent & simplify test strategies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Drive the creation of global test plans and test cases.
  • Review user interfaces for conformity and functionality.
  • Efficiently execute test cases across all functional and UI areas of our products.
  • Define test plans, test suites, test cases as well as utilize automated tools to optimize the STLC.
  • 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.
  • Perform exploratory testing, automate repetitive tasks and work side by side with software development engineers to deliver high quality product to the Audible customers.







Basic Qualifications

    • Passion for software testing and quality
    • Must be a team player with high energy.
    • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related field.
    • 3+ years of experience in software quality and/or testing using automated tools and frameworks.
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development cycle
    • Must be able to thrive in an ambiguous environment - where change is the only constant.
    • Strong verbal and communication skills.
    • Results oriented and with a strong customer focus.
    • Experience with scripting languages plus (Perl/Ruby/Python, JavaScript, etc.)
    • Strong analytical, troubleshooting/problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

    • Ability to triage issues, react well to changes, work with teams and ability to multi-task on multiple products and projects
    • Experience in testing and test automation for mobile applications and devices
    • Solid grounding in computer science fundamentals; Algorithms and Data Structures
    • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
    • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
    • Strong organizational skills, tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and are able to synthesize the results
BENEFITS
We have a comprehensive benefits package. Here are some of the fun and meaningful perks we offer:
  • Frequent company sponsored events
  • Weekly catered Happy Hour
  • Free lunch every day with many options for even the strictest diets
  • Transit/Parking reimbursement assistance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Annual Amazon discount
  • 25% fitness reimbursement
  • All the snacks you can eat
  • Meaningful community involvement opportunities including mentoring interns
Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 375,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Minority/ Female/ Disability/ Vet