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Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Job ID 
536362
Location 
US-NJ-Newark
Posted Date 
5/19/2017
Company 
Audible, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

About Audible:
Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 350,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.

About the Role:
Are you a software or quality engineer passionate about optimizing development and testing lifecycle via tools and process automation?
Qualified candidates will need to programmatically test the product, measure test coverage, develop the best automation, drive testability and diagnostic ability into the product, while promoting best practices in quality areas. 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

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience as a QA Engineer, Software Developer or an SDET.
  • 3+ years of expertise in automation using a programing language.
  • Expert level with Java/C++ or other OO languages
  • Experience in designing and building test tools and systems
  • Expert Knowledge of QA Methodologies and software life cycle
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting/problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, and web client technologies
  • Unix and/or Linux; Unix tools and basic Unix scripting languages
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle/SQL

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer Qualifications:
  • Excellent object oriented analysis and design skills (OOA/OOD)
  • Experience with scripting languages plus (Perl/Ruby/Python, JavaScript, etc)
  • Experience in test automation for mobile applications and devices
  • Experience with test and behavior driven development
  • Good understanding of Continuous Integration and Deployment processes
  • Experience with but not limited to JUnit/TestNG, JBehave (or other BDD framework), Selenium, mock objects
  • Solid grounding in computer science fundamentals; Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Proficient in building web applications
  • Be able to thrive in an ambiguous environment - where change is the only constant.
  • Be a team player with high energy.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and an out of the box thinker.
  • Results oriented and with a strong customer focus.
  • Understanding of application architecture and technology infrastructure

Benefits:
We have a comprehensive benefits package. Here are some of the fun and meaningful perks we offer:
  • Daily catered lunch, Monday breakfast and juice bar, snacks and Friday happy hours
  • Free onsite gym and 25% fitness reimbursement
  • Seasonal sports clubs - basketball, hockey, soccer, volleyball, softball and more
  • Company sponsored events
  • Transit reimbursement, paid parking and shuttle service
  • Tuition assistance
  • Annual Amazon discount
  • Meaningful community involvement opportunities including mentoring interns, literacy tutoring and Audible Scholars, along with collaboration on start-up projects incubating in Newark Venture Partners

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Minority/ Female/ Disability/ Vet