Amazon Web Services SENIOR QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER in Seattle, Washington

Job Description

Do you want to be part of a new engineering team that is building from the ground up at Amazon? Can you commit to building a new service with a high level of integrity and discretion in handling sensitive information? Do you have a passion for bringing the best experience to our customers?

In this team you will have the opportunity to:

· Solve challenging problems at significant scale

· Work on an innovative service that’s still in its beginning stages

· Be an actively contributing member of an agile development team, and have a large impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of a mission critical project

· Work in a start-up environment with the backing of a strong corporate support culture within Amazon

We are looking for a highly motivated, customer-centric Senior Quality Assurance Engineer with expertise and passion for the latest test methodologies and techniques. In this role, you will have responsibility for:

· Working with business and development teams to understand product vision and requirements

· Developing test strategies and creating appropriate test harnesses

· Creating test plans and test cases, and executing test cases across all functional areas of the product

· Reviewing the product user interface for conformity to design guidelines

· Participating in design and code inspections

· Analyzing test logs, creating test reports, and coordinating with stakeholders

· Defining / implementing metrics to determine test effectiveness, testing efficiency, and overall product quality

· Finding, isolating, documenting, regressing, and tracking bugs through resolution

· Interpreting and reporting test results; a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process

· Working with Software Engineers to understand overall architecture and how features are implemented

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related technical discipline

· 6+ years of industry experience in software testing

· Experience validating consumer facing services and applications

· Experience with black box and grey box testing methodologies, and standard QA and development tools

· Experience with test automation and driving operational excellence and scaling through automation

· Experience analyzing log files

· Experience building and designing test cases

· Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g. Perl/Python/JavaScript) to build test automation

· Proficiency in at least one modern programming language (e.g. Java, C++)

· Strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals

· Experience working within either agile or traditional waterfall software development lifecycles

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience working closely with technical and non-technical teams as well as senior management to collect requirements and communicate problem impacts

· Strong organizational skills, tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and ability to synthesize the results

· Demonstrated creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness

· Continually seeks to innovate with new and better processes

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

· Understanding of system performance and scaling

· Superior communication and analytical skills, including strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems

· Master’s or PhD in computer science preferred

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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Job ID781680

CompanyAmazon.com Services, Inc.

Position CategorySystems, Quality, & Security Engineering

Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)United States