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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/1/2016
Job Category:
Software Development
Software Development Engineer - Test
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Amazon | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Do you want to reinvent one of life's daily activities? Do you get excited by working in a high-growth and fast-paced environment? Amazon Kindle is changing the way people consume digital media and continues to be one of the most innovative and fastest growing businesses at Amazon. The Kindle Content team works on making every content in every language available for every customer everywhere.
The Kindle Content team is building a platform for managing subscriptions that targets at a broad category of subscriptions. It will offer a convenient way for Amazon customers to sign-up for subscriptions and manage their subscription (e.g. cancel, upgrade, renew) at a single place on Amazon.com and get instant access to select digital content (e.g. magazines) on their preferred devices.

We are looking to hire an experienced software development engineer in test to help develop, maintain, and execute the software that will test systems that would play a key role in Amazon's expansion. A successful candidate will have an industry-leading technical abilities that enable them to significantly improve product quality through writing test framewroks, tools, and automation, and motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.

SDETs work on engineering teams are structured in small groups with a strong impetus to innovate, drive end to end ownership and meet critical business goals. Fresh college graduates get to rub shoulders with outstanding engineers and researchers with industry leading technical abilities, solving challenging engineering problems that affect millions of Amazon customers. Engineers also get to collaborate and work with teams across the globe, in the process being exposed to a range of technologies, best practices and solution patterns. Our brown bag sessions and Principal talks are among the most popular presentations with healthy debate and a cross pollination of ideas.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
Excellent programming skills in either C, C++ or Java
Strong fundamentals in core Computer Science areas like Data Structures and Algorithms.
3+ years of experience as a software developer with Java or C++

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to programmatically test any software product and develop automation for it.
Experienced with designing tools and frameworks
2+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization
A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
Create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems
The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and orally is a key competency as is demonstrable skill as a self-starter

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About Amazon

Amazon.com was founded in July 1994 with a vision of building the Earth's most customer-centric company where visitors can find and discover anything they want to buy online. That vision has grown from an online bookstore run out of a garage to a Fortune 500 company operating in six countries with a selection that includes millions of products in an ever-growing number of categories. Amazon.com leverages its $900 million investment in technology to offer its customers unparalleled shopping experiences. Based in Seattle, Amazon.com has hundreds of software engineers working on some of the most interesting technical challenges on the planet. As a member of our team, you will be part of the evolution of e-commerce and learn from industry leaders.