Amazon.com Quality Assurance Engineer in Dublin, Ireland
Amazon Quality Assurance Engineer (Device Software)
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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.
Responsible for development of test strategies and creation of appropriate test harnesses.
Will work with a team of quality engineering professions to ensure the highest quality product delivery
Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality.
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Experience developing in a Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines
Expert in software quality and testing methodologies
Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, evaluate alternatives and develop processes and tools as needed to support the organization.
Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools
Experience with test driven development
Experience automating the validating of modern user interfaces and messaging infrastructures
Experience with evaluating and integrating open source and in house developed tool sets
Excellent communication skills and the ability to generate and communicate meaningful development metrics
Experienced in interacting and coordinating test activities amongst multiple teams
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Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and years relevant work experience, or relevant work experience
3+ 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
Fluent in English plus a major European language, such as German
Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer- Female/Minority/Disability/Vet
AMZR Req ID: 535361