SDE in Test, Digital Platform

Oct 30, 2012
Nov 29, 2012
Full Time
Our vision for Kindle is to have every book, ever printed, in any language, all available in under 60 seconds from anywhere in the world. The Kindle Platform QA team is looking for talented, detail-oriented SDE-T to work on the services powering the Kindle and other connected devices. Our platform teams are also supporting other Digital products, among them Amazon MP3 Downloads, Audible and Digital Software Downloads.

The person chosen for this position will have the opportunity to contribute their creative ideas and energy to these new, exploding and fun markets. What we need is someone who can design, execute and automate tests of middle and back-end software across a variety of architectures and cutting-edge technologies.

You will get to work hand in hand with our development team while being part of a test community. If you have independence and self-drive, creativity, excellent programming skills and have earned the respect and trust of developers and TPMs alike, you should apply immediately.

To learn more about the Kindle team at Amazon, visit and apply now.

-Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or 2+ years relevant work experience
- Experience building and designing test cases
- Experience with testing methodologies (unit testing, Scrum)
- Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
- Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or PERL

- Experience with web services and databases, preferably Oracle
- Clear, professional communication skills able to contribute to team discussions, knowing when to contribute, when to listen, and when to ask questions
- Experience developing in a Linux environment

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer