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Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

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QA Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. Our QA Engineers use black box, gray box, and white box testing techniques; they are able to understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and/or user-level test automation tools. Software QA Engineers work with Software Development Engineers to understand features and technical implementation. Software QA Engineers also work with groups such as Product Management, User Experience Design, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test plans and test suites that approximate real-world environments and regression tests. Software QA Engineers are also responsible for driving the software development process toward quality-centric methodologies.

  • Evaluates product functionality and creates test strategies and test cases to assess product quality
  • Develops test strategies and creates appropriate test harnesses and platforms to support automated testing
  • Execute test plans, provide quality assessment and assist defect investigation
  • Communicate with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, evaluate alternatives and develop processes and tools as needed to support the organization.
  • Automate the validation of modern user interfaces and messaging infrastructures
  • Evaluate and integrating open source and in house developed tool sets

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Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, IT, or related technical field with relevant work experience
  • 3+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization which has delivered consumer-oriented products
  • Knowledge of QA methodology and tools
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle
  • Experience in Perl/Python/JavaScript scripting and user-level automation
  • Available for short-term travel to work with our teams outside of US

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to generate and communicate meaningful development metrics
  • Experienced in interacting and coordinating test activities among multiple teams

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer- Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation