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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

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Job Description

Our members love entertainment. Amazon’s Prime Video service launched in 2014 and has quickly become a strategic priority for the organization, reflected in the service’s recent expansion into over 200 countries and territories around the world. Amazon invests on acquiring, producing and programming TV shows & movies – from brand new, including must-see exclusive series like The Grand Tour, Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, to The Man in the High Castle, Transparent, Mr Robot and more.

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? Prime Video is one of the leading digital video services on the Internet today, and we're just getting started. We need your passion and creativity to help us improve our service.

Our team is chartered to design large-scale systems to power Prime 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 Prime Video client platforms. You are passionate about automation and routinely deliver with limited guidance. 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.
  • Previous experience as an SDE in a commercial environment, contributing to the design, implementation and successful delivery of high quality software using best practices
  • Ability to recognize discordant views and contribute to constructively resolving them
  • Fluent with the entire software development life cycle (coding standards, source control, build process, testing and operations).
  • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, problem solving, and complexity analysis and how and when to apply them
  • Track record of ownership, focus on the end customer and delivering the right results

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 objective criteria including your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.

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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