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Sr. Manager, Quality Assurance (Amazon Digital Music)

Sr. Manager, Quality Assurance (Amazon Digital Music)

Job ID 
US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Position Category 
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

About the Quality Team:
We are seeking an ambitious Senior Engineering Leader to manage our Android, Kindle Tablet, FireTV and Growth quality teams. The successful leader will be obsessed with quality improvement, experienced and highly committed to creating world-class automation for regression and feature testing, able to develop and drive a high-level test strategy across multiple teams, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy.

We take pride in having a fast-moving, collaborative culture and seek team members that contribute to this environment with their style, experience and passion. If you think you are the right person for the position, don’t miss out on the chance to grow with us.

Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!
Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

We are located in downtown San Francisco in the heart of the financial district. We’re easy to reach by bike, bus, MUNI and BART.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
  • You have 7+ years of relevant engineering experience, and 4+ years of relevant management experience in an agile development environment
  • You have helped to ship multiple releases of successful consumer-facing software products.
  • Experience managing other managers, individual contributors, giving feedback and facilitating work.
  • Strong knowledge of QA concepts and methodology.
  • Demonstrated experience in test planning, test design, test & automation strategy, and test execution.
  • Experience testing mobile and web applications
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Android, iOS, and other mobile device development experience
  • You are adaptable and can quickly learn new concepts and technologies. You enjoy moving fast and delivering results quickly and continuously.
  • Experience with user-level automation frameworks and scripting via Java, Javascript, Perl or Python
  • Strong organizational skills, demonstrated ability to track multiple test executions simultaneously and synthesize results
  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate impacts and to understand business requirements
  • Thought leadership on emerging quality assurance methodologies and best practices.
  • You have worked on products that have at least 1 million daily active users (social networks, content companies, mobile/social gaming companies)
  • Understanding how all elements of the system software ecosystem work together and developing QA approaches that fit the overall strategy.
  • You are passionate about music and the music business.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Vet. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with all applicable local, state and federal laws.