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Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Job ID 
587783
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
10/12/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Do you love Amazon Echo? Would you like to work on Alexa, the cloud engine behind Echo? Come join us. We’re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services.
We’re working hard, having fun, making history.

The successful candidate for this Quality Assurance Lead role will be passionate about technically driving a team of talented QA engineers, obsessed with quality improvement, experienced and highly committed to creating world class automation for regression and feature testing, able to deliver within a fast paced delivery schedule and implement the test strategy in partnership with the development leadership. The successful candidate is an experienced QA Engineer with a track record of bringing consumer facing products to market.

Key responsibilities include:
▪ Understanding how all elements of the system software ecosystem work together and developing QA approaches that fit the overall strategy.
▪ Technically lead an elite team of QA engineers.
▪ Developing test strategies and creating appropriate test harnesses as well as pragmatic testing approaches.
▪ Driving testing methodology and tools to support agile development lifecycles.
▪ Developing and executing test plans and monitoring and reporting on test execution.
▪ Working with business and development teams to understand product requirements and testing needs.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering [or in lieu of a Master’s degree, at least a Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of post-Bachelor’s degree progressive work experience]
  • 3+ years of software QA testing experience with black and grey box functional testing
  • 2+ years of experience in writing scripts in at least one language

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Proven track record creating and executing on highly effective quality processes
  • Is data driven – provides the right quality metrics to measure goals achievement for the organization.
  • Is innovative, can simplify, and has relentlessly high standards
  • Strong organizational skills, tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and are able to synthesize the results
  • Able to handle an extremely fast pace while maintaining the highest quality standards.
  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
  • Knowledge of QA methodology and tools
  • Experience working in an Agile (Scrum/Kanban) and test-driven development environment
  • Experience with a number of different programming languages and test automation technologies
  • Experience implementing continuous integration models
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