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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

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AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
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Job Description

Are you passionate about crafting the future of movies and television? Do you want to define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching? Amazon Video is one of the leading digital video services on the Internet today, and we're just getting started. We need your passion, creative ideas, and creativity to help take the service to new heights.

The team is chartered to design large-scale systems to power Amazon Video and allow millions of users to view our content daily and you will help bring our customers' streaming experience to a whole new level.

As an SDET within the Tooling & Automation team you will be responsible for contributing to the design and development of automated tools and other test investments that help maintain the quality of the Amazon Video client platforms. You are considered an authority in automation and work efficiently and routinely deliver to the right things with limited mentorship. You collaborate with your peers on the team on projects that improve your team’s software, making it better and easier to maintain, contribute to operational excellence, assist with reviewing other people's code and mentor junior software testers.You make things simpler.

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Understanding of computer science fundamentals such as algorithm design, problem solving, complexity analysis, data structures and object-oriented design
  • Experience in communicating with users and other technical teams to collect requirements, describe software product features and technical designs
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C or C++
  • Solid understanding of test principles, including TDD
  • Track record in building test tools as well as working with established testing toolsets.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience in developing product test frameworks and instrumenting products to gather test results
  • Experience with test driven development and establishing unit test infrastructures
  • Experience with evaluating and integrating open source and in house developed toolsets
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to generate and communicate important development metrics
  • Guide in software quality and testing methodologies
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly creative, dynamic work environment
  • Experienced in interacting and coordinating test activities among multiple teams
  • Exposure to working with BDD tooling, languages and frameworks such as Cucumber, Gherkin or Selenium
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

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