• Software Development Engineer- Test/QAE

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 years ago(9/20/2016 11:31 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Recruiting Team
    North American Teams - Content/Device
  • Job Description

    Are you passionate in Graphics technology that enables great reading experiences across platform?

    Amazon Kindle is a revolutionary reading device and one of the most innovative and fastest growing businesses at Amazon. The Kindle Content Rendering team owns the design, architecture, and implementation of a platform to enable reading innovation across file formats and operating systems. Our software supports Kindle customers on all major mobile platforms, including Android, iPhone/iPad, Kindle eInk technology, Windows, Mac and web browsers. We are seeking a passionate, hard-working, and talented software engineer who has experience building test automation for mission critical software and reusable software libraries to help shape the future of eBooks.
    The successful candidate for this role will be passionate in shipping high quality product to our customers, obsessed with quality improvement, experienced and highly committed to creating world class automation for regression and feature testing, able to partner with stakeholders in managing a fast paced delivery schedule and drive a high-level test strategy, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy in partnership with the development leadership.

    The Role:
    The Software Engineer in Test (SDET) will provide technical leadership and design and build test suites and frameworks to test and support of Java and C++ applications across multiple platforms. This hands-on position requires broad engineering competence and in-depth technical knowledge of embedded and application software development, as well as demonstrated experience successfully planning, organizing, and projects in a dynamic environment.
    * Demonstrated track record of delivering test automation, quality requirements, designing functional and performance test suites and producing deliverables that exceed commitments.
    * Responsible for the architecture of test automation solutions, determining current limitations and compatibilities between subsystems, the selection of new concepts and methodology, and the development of major routines and utilities.
    * Generation of metrics and information that improve development practices on the team
    * Review and critique of technical requirements and software design specifications and software implementation.
    * Instilling best practices for test suite automation and frameworks and documentation, making sure designs meet requirements, and delivering high quality software on tight schedules.

    To learn more about the Kindle team at Amazon, visit www.amazon.com/careers/kindle and apply now.

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:
    * BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
    * 5+ years of software development experience, including C++, Java
    * Experience in OOP, C++, device development and performance testing.
    * Expert level Java, C++ or C# skills
    * Expert level in designing, developing and delivering QA automation testing
    * Strong knowledge of Agile testing methodologies and best practices
    * Familiarity with web, mobile and desktop technologies

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred qualifications:
    Any experience with testing layout/rendering systems such as Trident or Gecko
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to executives and non-technical leaders.
    • Engineering process expertise, with a full understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles.
    • Robust project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules.
    • Excellent judgment, organizational, and problem solving skills
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