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Software Quality Assurance Engineer, Fire Tablet Launcher Team

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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Job summary
Interested in working with Fire Tablets? The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo. Tablet Launcher Team at Amazon, a family full of fun and with agile development methodology. You will be working on high-tech and high-value projects with challenges for you to explore. You will work with PMs/TPMs/Devs to test our product from designing phase and you are the strong voice to influence our real customers! Invent and simplify our process, build automation testing to get manual work done in seconds. If you are seeking for a team embracing diversity, innovation, inclusion, it’s here!

Amazon is offering teams more flexibility on where we work. This role is open to Seattle, WA (preferred), Sunnyvale, CA, Irvine, CA, or Arlington, VA, with an option for remote work as well.

Key job responsibilities
The Tablet Product Software team is seeking a talented Quality Assurance Engineer to test core system applications used to build the Fire tablet experience.
QAEs at Amazon are expected to have industry-leading technical abilities that enable them to significantly improve product quality. You should have a combination of solid in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance and solid understanding of computer science principles. Unlike other QA jobs we need you to be innovative, have an entrepreneur’s approach and use creative solutions complete the work you do on a daily basis. This responsibility is much more than defining tests for existing functionalities. You will be expected to invent and simplify the testing methodology of a system application. In this role you will work with the engineering team to drive testing on a system application at all the levels of code, that you determine are important for quality of the product. You will also work with other QA Engineers and QA Managers to identify and create tools that our group and Amazon in general need for advancing our testing efforts.

A day in the life
You will work with Product Managers,TPMs, SDEs, SDETs, and other QAEs to understand features, design and the technical implementation. You will create test plans and strategies, execute tests and lead test efforts for features and releases ensuring quality and reliability of our products. You will contribute to the testing automation and stabilize the automation code. Trouble shooting and debugging the internal as well as customer bugs is another important responsibility as a QAE. We work in a fun, fast-paced dynamic team environment. Come help us build world class software for our customers!

About the team
Fire Tablet Launcher is the home application in Fire Tablet system, it’s the face of the tablets which customers use to engage with the apps and contents they own. The UI has a home page with apps grid displaying installed apps on the device, and it also has content pages on the device. The team is owning the overall quality and reliability of the products.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ year of experience working as a Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Experience in manual testing
  • Experience in automation testing
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience applying Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design and data structures
  • Programming experience in at least one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, Python etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools.
  • Experience in Test automation and frameworks.
  • Experience in Testing devices like tablets, mobiles etc.
  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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