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Quality Assurance Engineer, Alexa

Quality Assurance Engineer, Alexa

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Amazon Japan G.K.
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Job Description

Interested in Amazon and designing new customer experiences? Come work with us! We are a team working on audio, speech, language and touch solutions that revolutionize how customers interact with Amazon's product and services including our suite of mobile apps and devices, like Amazon Fire TV, Echo, etc. We’re working hard, having fun, and making history!

QA Engineers test code at the user level, both manually and with automated tools. Our QA Engineers use black box, gray box, and white box testing techniques; they are able to understand software internals, debug problems using log files, and write automated tests and/or user-level test automation tools. Software QA Engineers work with Software Development Engineers to understand features and technical implementation. Software QA Engineers also work with groups such as Product Management, User Experience Design, and Customer Support to understand customer usage models and develop test plans and test suites that approximate real-world environments and regression tests. Software QA Engineers are also responsible for driving the software development process toward quality-centric methodologies.


  • Will work remotely with a team of quality engineering professions to ensure the highest quality product delivery
  • Evaluate product functionality and create test strategies and test cases to assess product quality.
  • Expert in software quality and testing methodologies
  • Help triage bugs and incoming customer feedback bugs
  • Evaluate bugs and provide enough information and logs in both the supported language and in English, so that the development team can easily debug the issue.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 3-8+ years of software development and testing experience
  • Experience building and designing test cases including knowledge of test methodologies
  • Locale language expertise
  • Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Fluent in Japanese and in English

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with API automation testing including unit test automation frameworks
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
  • Experience with Android, IOS or other mobile application development or testing is a plus
  • Proficiency in at least one modern object-oriented programming language such as Java, C++, or C#
  • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment and utilizing virtual machines
  • Knowledge of industry standard test automation tools and experience developing product test harnesses
  • Experience with open source tools and resources
  • Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
  • Responsible for creation/modification of appropriate test tools that can be used for data verification.