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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Amazon Books / Amazon Go

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Amazon Books / Amazon Go

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Amazon Retail LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

The Team:
Amazon Books is a physical retail store that offers a curated selection of books and an array of Amazon devices. It combines the best parts of a neighborhood bookstore with's technology and the expertise of passionate, knowledgeable staff who tailor their approach to the unique needs of each customer.
Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout—you just grab and go. Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and grocery essentials, and leave the store.

The team works together to craft and maintain the quality of the varied Amazon technology in our stores.

The Role: As a Software Development Engineer in Test, you will help take on a variety of technical challenges. You will play an active role in building an automation framework that other testers will rely on every single day. You'll also work in product code to exact integration tests. As a founding member of our innovations group, which brings new experiences to the store, you will most definitely help shape our released products.

You should be comfortable with a degree of ambiguity and able to work autonomously. You should also be excited by technology, passionate about learning and should view every customer interaction as an chance to create a beautiful customer experience. Everyone on our team needs to be entrepreneurial, creative, wear many hats and work in a highly collaborative environment that’s more startup than big company.
Come join a team that enables builders to build software that creates an experience our customers love. You'll learn a ton, have fun and make a positive impact on millions of people.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
• 3+ years of experience in software development/test.
• Please be fluent in: Java, C, or C++; and Python, Perl, or PHP.
• Working knowledge of front-end web development.
• Expertise in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis.
• The ability to produce bullet-proof code that is fault-tolerant, efficient and maintainable.
• You should have a holistic understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and strong project planning/execution skills, including estimating and scheduling.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience writing automation framework.
• A history of working independently to solve design problems.
• Flexibility to adapt to new challenges and overcome hurdles.
• Experience with XP or Scrum a plus.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with a track record of transparency and working effectively with Development Engineering and other functions.