Quality Assurance Engineer

May 31, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
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Full Time
Kindle FreeTime team is looking for an Quality Assurance Engineer to join their team. The Amazon Kindle FreeTime Team is responsible for the Kindle FreeTime app and Parental Controls on all of the Kindle Fire Tablets.

Our Quality Assurance Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. They are not pure black box testers; they are grey box testers able to understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests with Perl/Java scripts and/or user-level automated tools. The Kindle FreeTime Quality Assurance team is looking for a talented, detail, oriented Quality Assurance Engineer who is passionate about quality and enthusiastic about new cutting edge technology.

Our Quality Assurance Engineers work with Software Development Engineers to understand features and technical implementation. They also work with groups such as Product Management, User Interaction, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test plans and suites that approximate real-world environments and regression tests driving the software development process toward quality-centric methodologies.

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
  • 5 years of software testing experience
  • Background in automation using Java or any OOP languages
  • Familiarity with any scripting language like Perl
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools
Ability to understand technical specifications and analyze log files

  • Experience with automated testing of Android or IOS Mobile Devices
  • Familiar with Eclipse IDE or equivalent
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
  • Strong organizational skills, tracking multiple test executions simultaneously and be able to synthesize the results


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