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We are looking for a seasoned and talented Quality Assurance Engineer (QAE) to serve as the quality lead and strategy owner for large cross-functional projects, scope test requirements, and lead other test engineers in creating quality test plans. You will get the opportunity to define quality metrics for complex products, and identify trends to prevent future defects. You will work closely with Engineering, Product, Program and UX teams as you develop high quality test plans for new features. As a QAE, you will also get multiple opportunities to show your leadership skills and recommend improvements to the way systems are designed and tested across Alexa Gadgets.
Run with the spirit and energy of a start-up, Alexa Gadgets is focused on leveraging emerging technologies (Alexa Speech Recognition, Text to Speech, IoT, etc.) to create new product opportunities that deliver the future to our customers and partners.
A successful candidate will have an interest in testing consumer-facing products, strong technical ability, excellent organizational skills, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment, and, of course, a passion for awesome, consumer-facing products.
Key responsibilities include:
Create test strategy, write test plans and design test cases
Help define and lead the Quality Assurance process
Implement best practices; including a variety of different testing protocols, tools and metrics
Work closely with the multiple development teams to assure test coverage
Participate in Agile standup planning sessions.
Promote QA productivity through automation, tools, and other best practices
Assist in building tools and frameworks for automated testing
Work with remote teams to enable delivery of test artifacts
Execute functional, regression tests, performance and stress testing
The ideal candidate is clearly passionate about new opportunities and has a demonstrable track record of success in delivering scalable test infrastructure and products. A commitment to teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high performance products requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of computer science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.