Amazon - Software Developer in Test (SDET) - Boston, MA


Job Description

Alexa is always getting smarter. Join the team that trains her.
Love working with data? We have the team for you! The Alexa Data Services (ADS) organization provides data creation, curation, and analytics services to help develop, test, and train the Alexa AI. We work closely with internal customers like Machine Learning Science modeling teams, providing the critical data they need to improve Alexa’s Automatic Speech Recognition and Natural Language Understanding models and domain features.

Software Development Engineer in Test is a newly created role to build world class systems for ADS teams.

As a Software Development Engineer in Test II on this team, you will be leading test automation and infrastructure development, test new design and architectural choices which have a significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly, our customers. You will be working directly with developers, QA Engineers, product Managers, and Technical Program Managers to ensure quality development and quality of our applications and platforms. We are working with exciting new technologies and solving complex automation problems across platforms. If you are creative, customer focused, have a passion for QA and test automation and enjoy working in a fast paced environment, this team is right for you.

The successful candidate will be a recognized role model for their technical abilities.

Basic Qualifications

· BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field
· 3+ years of experience in test automation utilizing Java
· Server side development experience
· Demonstrated experience in test framework design and development

Preferred Qualifications

· Knowledge of QA methodology and tools
· Object-oriented design and coding skills
· Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills
· Coding experience with automated testing frameworks such as Selenium
· Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
· Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
· Experienced in Agile or Scrum software development methodologies

Professional traits that is not unique to this position, but necessary for Amazon leaders:
· Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
· Exhibits excellent judgment
· Has relentlessly high standards
· Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
· Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
· Thinks big and has conviction
· Is results oriented
· Has the innate ability to inspire passion in others is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Tags: SDET, SDET, Software Developer in Test, SWQA, Software Quality Assurance Engineer, testing, test automation, test framework, Selenium, Python, Java, Java, scripting, Echo, Alexa, Kindle, Amazon Fire

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