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QA Engineer - Alexa Mobile

QA Engineer - Alexa Mobile

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Amazon Japan G.K.
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Job Description

Interested in Alexa and the companion app for mobile? Help us build new mobile experiences for our customers in Japan and world-wide. We’re working hard, having fun, making history; come join us!

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.


Responsible for development of test strategies, creation and execution of both manual and automated tests and developing automation within mobile test harnesses.
Will work 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.
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Experience developing in a Mac/Linux environment and in utilizing virtual machines
Expert in software quality and testing methodologies
Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field and years relevant work experience, or relevant work experience

3+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization which has delivered consumer oriented products

Knowledge of QA methodology and tools

Experience in Perl/Python/JavaScript scripting and user-level automation

Experience working closely with development and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements.

Business level of Japanese and English.

Preferred Qualifications

Mobile testing experience

Experience with UI Test Automation

Familiarity with executing performance, longevity and device interoperability tests in the confines of the mobile application space

Shows creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness

Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings