• QA Engineer, Alexa Communications

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 10:59 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Alexa is the Amazon cloud service that powers Echo, the groundbreaking Amazon device designed around your voice. We believe voice is the most natural user interface for interacting with technology across many domains and we are inventing the future.
    We’ve already added dozens of new capabilities to Alexa since launch, but it’s still day 1 – you can be part of the team that makes Alexa smarter!

    We are looking for talented Quality Assurance Engineers (QAE) who are not pure black box testers; they are more grey box, able to understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests with Java scripts and/or user-level automated tools. They work with Software Development Engineers(SDE) and Software Development Engineers in Test(SDET) to understand features and technical implementation, develop test plans and test suites that approximate real-world environments and regression tests, and driving the software development process towards quality-centric methodologies.

    We are growing this new team and are looking for talented engineers; come and join us!

    • Utilize innovative testing technologies to develop testing strategy.
    • Participation in design and code inspections.
    • Analyze test logs; create test reports, co-ordinate with stakeholders.
    • Define Quality Metrics and implement measurements to determine test effectiveness, testing efficiency, and measure the overall quality of the catalog

    Basic Qualifications

    * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent.
    * 5+ years industry in software testing.
    * Experience with programming languages such as Java/C++ and scripting to build test automation.

    Preferred Qualifications

    * Knowledge of protocols, architecture, or platforms.
    * Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
    * Strong verbal and written skills.
    * Basic understanding of data structures.
    * Continually seeks to innovate with new and better processes
    * Ability to think of the big picture.

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

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