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Quality Assurance Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Job ID 
535361
Location 
IE-DUBLIN-Dublin
Posted Date 
09/08/2017
Company 
Amazon Data Services Ireland Limited
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Job Description

Amazon Quality Assurance Engineer (Device Software)

Interested in Amazon Echo? Come work on it. We’re building the speech and language solutions behind Amazon Echo and other Amazon products and services. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history; come join us!

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.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for development of test strategies and creation of appropriate test harnesses.
  • Will work with a team of quality engineering professions to ensure the highest quality product delivery
  • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines
  • Expert in software quality and testing methodologies
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, evaluate alternatives and develop processes and tools as needed to support the organization.
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools
  • Experience with test driven development
  • Experience automating the validating of modern user interfaces and messaging infrastructures
  • Experience with evaluating and integrating open source and in house developed tool sets
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to generate and communicate meaningful development metrics
  • Experienced in interacting and coordinating test activities amongst multiple teams


To learn more about the Digital Products team at Amazon, visit www.amazon.jobs/en/teams/device-software and apply now.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and years relevant work experience, or 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
  • Experience in Perl/Python/JavaScript scripting and user-level automation
  • Fluent in English plus a major European language, such as German

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
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings


Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer- Female/Minority/Disability/Vet