• Quality Assurance Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/16/2018 11:25 AM)
    Job ID
    591884
  • Job Description

    Alexa is the Amazon cloud service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking new Amazon device designed around your voice. We’re building the solutions and applications behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history; come join our team!

    We're focused on building the next generation of the Alexa Mobile App for Android and iOS mobile devices and are looking for talented QAEs. You will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience of a cutting edge mobile product used every day, by people you know. We are looking for passionate, hard working QAEs who have experience raising the quality bar for innovative, mobile applications that customers love.

    QA Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. Our QA Engineers use black box, gray box, and white box testing techniques; they are able to understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and/or user-level test automation tools. Software QA Engineers work with Software Development Engineers to understand features and technical implementation. Software QA Engineers also work with groups such as Product Management, User Experience Design, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test plans and test suites that approximate real-world environments and regression tests. Software QA Engineers are also responsible for driving the software development process toward quality-centric methodologies.


    Responsibilities
    • Responsible for development of test strategies and creation of appropriate test harnesses
    • Will work with a team of quality engineering professions to ensure the highest quality product delivery
    • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality


    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and years relevant work experience, or relevant work experience
    • 3+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization which has delivered consumer oriented products
    • Knowledge of QA methodology and tools
    • Experience with Perl/Python/JavaScript scripting and user-level automation

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
    • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
    • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings

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







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