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Software Developer Engineer in Test

Software Developer Engineer in Test

Job ID 
599519
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
12/4/2017

Job Description

The AWS Hardware Engineering team creates server designs for Amazon’s innovative web services. Our designs are industry-leading in frugality and operational excellence, and are critical to the success of the AWS business and the more than one million customers who use AWS today. Our engineers solve challenging technology problems, and build architecturally sound, high-quality components to enable AWS to realize critical business strategies. 


The ideal candidate for this role will be an innovative self-starter. You will work with engineers across the company as well as external companies and lead test automation and server test content bring-up efforts. You will use your broad experience using and developing automated testing tools, programming languages and expertise on hardware to test prototype servers. AWS Engineers are shaping the way people use computers and designing the future of cloud computing technology – come help us make history!

What you will do: You will be a member of the server´s automation team and will interact with engineers across the company to lead the design, development and automation of the test content to qualify servers with Amazon requirements. You will recommend product improvements based on your testing results. You will work closely with AWS engineers to automate reporting of test coverage in the lab qualifications.

Why it matters: Public cloud IT services represent the majority of growth in the overall IT services market and will continue to do so for several years to come. The scale of AWS, combined with an understanding of how our hardware is used, creates a unique opportunity for component customizations that will directly benefit customers.

Why you will love it: You will work with engineers across the company to build next-generation servers. You will have a direct impact on our bottom line and the ability to deliver improvements for our developers. You will be part of a growing, fast paced, and fun team. You will have ownership for the implementation of your work. You will see direct product improvements based on the results of your work.

Basic Qualifications

BS degree or higher in EE, CE or CS
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Hands-on experience in the development and execution of engineering evaluation tests using a high level scripting language (Python)
  • Hands-on experience with validation of hardware, software, firmware and drivers
  • Experience with modern technology devices in storage, network, as well as a variety of interface standards (PCIe, SATA, SAS, NVMe)
  • Linux knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with automation framework design and implementation
  • Experience designing and implementing test coverage on server designs
  • Experience with GPGPU and FPGA architecture
  • Experience with server platform design and architecture