External job description:
Amazon.com and its subsidiaries are leaders in the online retail industry, enabling customers WW to purchase millions of unique items. The WW Traffic team is specifically chartered with the responsibility of marketing our products, and to drive traffic to Amazon to increase sales. As Amazon.com seeks to increase its presence in many countries with different customer behaviors, one of our biggest challenges is to increase the awareness of our product selection and price to customers, and to make us the premier online shopping company.
The WW Traffic team employs several advertising channels to be able to bring customers to Amazon Deals & Events, Paid Search, Free Search, Core Associates, Enterprise Associates, Email marketing, Online Display, Social Media and Browser Integration. We have systems that are able to monitor customer behavior on Amazon.com, correlate purchases and browsing history on the internet, and come up with intelligent campaigns that would maximize the benefit to Amazon.
We need talented technical professionals that are empowered and driven to build world class experiences Amazon products. We are looking for a Software development Engineer-Test to work on these cutting edge technologies. Ideal candidate should have proven expertise in scalable systems, working across technologies, and mentoring junior engineers You must be comfortable taking initiative and working across teams. Our engineers are top-notch software developers who love working as a team and proactively take the lead whenever necessary. You will work closely with Amazon traffic technology and Amazon core systems to build state of the art web services to provide programmatic access to Amazon features and data.
A Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at Amazon is a developer with the primary responsibility of writing frameworks and tools to test products. It is a very unique and challenging role and provides immense opportunity to design and develop wide-reaching tools. It combines the "building" aspect of software design engineering with the "breaking" aspect of software test engineering. You will be writing code that automatically verifies the quality of the product. That means that you potentially write more code than the developers.
Participate in the full development life cycle, working within broadly defined parameters
Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on small to midsize complex projects
Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
Work closely with the architects to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development
Builds software solutions where the problem is not well defined. Designs and defines the interaction between the other component pieces
Create and execute appropriate quality plans, project plans, test strategies and processes for development activities in concert with business and project management efforts.
BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent from a reputed institution.
3+ years core development experience as a Software Engineer.
Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals and data structures.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Demonstrable experience in writing clean code quickly. Preferably Java coding.
Experience in RDBMS databases.
Test framework design and automation experience.
Understanding of QA methodologies, life cycle and processes.
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
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Functional Area: IT Software - Application Programming
Role Category: Programming & Design
Role: Testing Engineer
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time