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Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Job ID 
619692
# Positions 
3
Company/Location (search) 
UK-Cambridge
Posted Date 
2/8/2018
Position Category for Posting 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

We are looking for experienced QA Engineers to perform internationalization testing of Amazon devices and software. In addition, you will be responsible for testing features that expand current product capability and deliver existing features to new countries and regions. 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.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and years relevant work experience, or relevant work experience
  • 5+ 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 Python/Java coding and user-level automation
  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience performing Internationalization testing
  • Familiarity with networking concepts and latency testing
  • Experience testing performance benchmarks
  • Experience in the domain of Machine Learning and Computer Vision
  • Ability to speak and write in additional languages beyond English to assist internationalization test execution
  • Ability to triage issues, react well to changes, work with teams and ability to multi-task on multiple products and projects
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with executing performance, longevity and device interoperability tests in the confines of the mobile application space
  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings


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