Quality Assurance Engineer

US-WA-Seattle
4 months ago
Job ID
551931
Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.
Position Category
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering

Job Description

Amazon FreeTime brings together all types of content that kids and parents love including books, games, educational apps, and videos. Here's more information: http://www.amazon.com/freetime.It provides peace of mind for parents with parental controls and a world of fun for kids to choose from thousands of the most popular titles and age-appropriate content.
Do you want to create and deliver innovate consumer products for customers around the world? We are looking for a talented Quality Assurance Engineer to join the Amazon FreeTime team. You will be able to utilize your development skills in a real-time, large-scale, distributed environment. We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented and passionate about quality and consumer products. Our goal is to create a revolutionary experience for parents and kids to enjoy on our Amazon family of devices. Come help build the future of Amazon devices and services!

Who You Are
· You are a sharp, experienced quality assurance engineer with strong problem-solving skills, solid software testing foundation.
· You are an individual with strong drive for results, good interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
· You should be capable of understanding complex systems and developing the tools to test the same.
· You should be able to continuously raise the bar for QAE practices, establishing and documenting procedures which are applicable company-wide.
· You need to be abreast of the latest technologies both in the company and industry and be able to utilize them to good effect.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with Product & Development teams to design and implement Test Strategy to deliver quality consumer software product.
  • Implement Test Automation leveraging test automation frameworks while driving processes to reduce manual test coverage.
  • Define Quality Metrics and implement measurements to determine test effectiveness, testing efficiency, and measure the overall quality of the software.
  • Ensure our products meet high standards of quality, performance, Security and reliability.
  • Help tackle cross-platform engineering challenges and contribute creative ideas to the Kindle quality engineering team
  • Help writing test plans, test cases and provide suggestion in improving the QA processes

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of technical education and experience
  • 5+ years of professional quality assurance and testing experience
  • Fluency in SQA methodology and tools
  • Hands-on experience with test planning, test designing and execution, performance and stress testing, implementing and maintaining high quality test automation of both client and server systems
  • Experience building and designing test cases including knowledge of test methodologies
  • Experience with API automation testing including unit test automation frameworks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong leadership, communication, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience developing product test harnesses
  • Experience with open source tools and resources
  • Master's degree
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