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Software Dev Engineer - Test, Alexa

Software Dev Engineer - Test, Alexa

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There’s a revolution brewing to bring convenience, simplicity, efficiency, and fun to our lives, and you can be a part of it! We are hiring Quality Assurance Engineers to be a part of the team that’s creating customer experiences to discover, learn about, and acquire Alexa Skills for devices such as Amazon Echo and Amazon Fire TV. If you’re not familiar with Alexa and Skills you can learn more here:
If you’re looking for an opportunity to be a part of an innovative, customer facing, life-impacting product, and want the fun and feel of a start-up company, but the solid management and resources of a Fortune 100 company, we’d love to chat!

If you are holding out for an opportunity to:
  • Make a huge impact as an individual
  • Be part of a team of smart and passionate professionals who will challenge you to grow every day
  • Test applications at a massive scale used by millions of people
And you are experienced with…
  • Quality Assurance best practices to deliver quality products
  • Obsessing over creating world class user experiences
  • Succeeding as a key contributor to technical projects
  • Taking ownership and doing whatever it takes to get the job done
And you constantly look for opportunities to…
  • Innovate, simplify, reduce waste, and increase efficiencies
  • Use data to make decisions and validate assumptions
  • Automate processes otherwise performed by humans
  • Learn from others and help grow those around you
We are not only presenting 10,000+ skills to customers but we have some industry-shaker ideas being implemented to make skill discovery more natural and smarter. Reach out to hear more.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Experienced in industry standard testing methodologies and tools
  • Experience in at least one programming language, such as Java, JavaScript or Python
  • Experience in gathering test requirements to create detailed test plans and defining quality metrics to measure product quality
  • Experience as QA lead on medium to large sized projects, driving quality in every aspect

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to design and architect test solutions for various ambiguous quality challenges
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities.
  • Ability to write complex test scripts that are portable, re-usable, and maintainable
  • Hands-on, detail-oriented, and organized
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to review requirements, describe software product features, test plans and product strategy
  • Working with cloud architecture, web services, and web sites
  • Testing mobile and web applications with Java and JavaScript
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
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