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Software Development Engineer in Test - Alexa

Software Development Engineer in Test - Alexa

Job ID 
345824
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
8/23/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
Hidden (1918321)

Job Description

Interested in Amazon Echo and Alexa? We’ve already added dozens of new capabilities to Alexa since launch, including Pandora, Google Calendar, Audible, sports scores and schedules, and more. But it’s still day 1 – you can be part of the team that makes Alexa smarter by creating new skills and capabilities. As a member of the team you will be responsible for the design, development and launch of new skills and capabilities. We are growing this new team and are looking for talented engineers.

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

The Role:

As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to conceive, design and develop innovative consumer products. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.

You will need to be able to work efficiently and effectively in a fun, fast-paced dynamic team environment. As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will develop, execute and maintain software to test the product. You are expected to have industry-leading technical abilities that enable them to significantly improve product quality. You should have a combination of solid in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance, solid understanding of the operating system software, as well as knowledge of object oriented design principles. The test software you will build should expose API defects in production level code as well as defects at the component and feature integration prospective. You should command the skill to communicate clearly and effectively. Candidates will need to define test plans, test specifications, test suites, test cases as well as design tools for unit, functional and performance testing in a programmatic manner.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 3-8+ years of software development and testing experience
  • Proficiency in at least one modern object-oriented programming language such as Java, C++, or C#
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
  • Experience building and designing test cases including knowledge of test methodologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with API automation testing including unit test automation frameworks
  • Experience with Android, iOS or other mobile application development or testing is a plus
  • HTML and CSS experience
  • Java coding skills
  • Statistical data analysis experience
  • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment and utilizing virtual machines
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience developing product test harnesses
  • Experience with open source tools and resources
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, analytical and problem solving skills

Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation