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Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Job ID 
550904
Location 
CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 
7/10/2017
Company 
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
Position Category 
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

Amazon is continuing to expand globally into new marketplaces and new businesses. The International Technology organization plays a key role in this expansion. The team works with internal customers and external vendors and suppliers to define the global expansion roadmap, and then to execute the plan.

You will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of technologies from front-end UI (both web and device) to back-end distributed web services to device software. You will own the quality of major deliverables end-to-end, working closely with multiple engineers and teams to execute them. Scaling, latency, and customer experience are top priorities as the business grows. This is a high visibility team where you will make a direct positive impact on customer experience and the business. If you enjoy broadening your technical skills, launching massive programs, and working in an environment that thrives on creativity, experimentation, and innovation, then this is the job for you!

Principal job responsibilities:
  • Create and document test plans for end to end user scenarios
  • Deploy services through test and production stages
  • Execute periodic manual and automated test cases
  • Investigate and reproduce bugs and drive fixes through test and production stages.
  • Develop manual and automated UI tests
  • Implement test runner scripts in Perl or Shell
  • Prepare datasets in test and production databases
  • Improve end to end testing of legacy services
  • Identify and debug test automation failures
  • Coordinate testing across disciplines and teams

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software quality assurance engineering experience
  • Knowledge of QA methodology and industry-standard testing and bug tracking tools
  • Experience with one scripting language
  • Experience driving quality through process, instrumentation, requirements and testing
  • Experience developing test strategies, test plans and test cases
  • Experience communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
  • Experience in working directly with the development team to coordinate the deployment of manual and automated tests for complex systems.
  • Experience in working with bug tracking systems and be able to continuously follow up with the the team to drive for solution.
  • Gatekeeping product quality by ensuring that critical issues are raised to the stakeholders and prioritized accordingly.




Preferred Qualifications

  • BS degree, preferably in Computer Science, engineering or other technical field
  • Experience with Selenium or other automation framework
  • Experience with usability best practices; able to influence and improve user experience
  • Experience with Android, iOS or other mobile application development or testing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills