Software Development Engineer- Test

Amazon - San Francisco, CA

Posted 625 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Computer Software, Music
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Job description

Software Development Engineers in Test at Amazon build cutting edge test applications and automated tools. Our SDETs understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and test frameworks. SDETs at Amazon are excellent individual contributors capable of handling tasks from start to finish independently, seeking out the information they require and developing their code alongside their product development peers. They are responsible for understanding the domain and the product in detail and then strategizing and executing on the final product.

This position will support the efforts of the Digital Music Development Teams, as well as supporting other Quality Assurance initiatives as the need arises. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing appropriate tests and test infrastructure - including automated tests and integration of automated tests into continuous development and deployment systems.

  • Minimum of seven years in testing, including at least three years focused on automated testing/development of automated frameworks
  • Strong and demonstrable experience writing automated tests and integrating automated tests into continuous development and deployment systems.
  • Experience with at least one common automation framework, preferably Selenium
  • Experience building an automation framework from scratch using object oriented programming languages
  • Advanced skills using at least one object oriented programming language (Java strongly preferred)
  • Track record of building and maintaining excellent working relationships with peers in all organizations (QA, Development, PM, etc)
  • Track record of delivering an excellent customer experience
  • Knowledge of build systems and software integration systems

  • Strong project management experience, including ownership of automation strategies and execution for an entire application or set of applications
  • A desire to help shape the world of digital music and digital media
  • Working knowledge of Python and the ability to demonstrate problem solving in Python

About this company

Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. Founded by Jeff Bezos, the website started in 1995 as a place to buy books because of the unique customer experience the Web could offer book lovers. Bezos believed that only the Internet could offer customers the convenience of browsing a selection of millions of book titles in a single sitting. During the first 30 days of business, Amazon fulfilled orders for customers in 50 states and 45 countries - all shipped from his Seattle-area garage. Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers around the world.

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