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AbeBooks

Quality Assurance Engineer

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
2 days ago
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. The S3 Console is often the first touchpoint for many of our customers, providing the ability to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere in the world. Beyond just a frontend for S3 features, the console is a product on its own that drives overall S3 adoption and customer satisfaction. Our console helps customers understand 'what' they have, 'how' their storage is being used, and the 'actions' they can take based on their use cases. Our team is a mix of full stack engineers, frontend engineers, and quality assurance engineers working closely with UX and Product Management to solve challenging problems on behalf of S3 customers. Our customers come from diverse backgrounds spanning different personas, differing levels of experience, different countries, and different expectations on how they would like to interact with AWS S3. As member of the S3 Console, you get to deliver delightful customer experiences for millions of users.

We are looking for an experienced QA Engineer to join our Vancouver-based S3 Console team and help us confidently and continually release high-quality updates that will take our service to the next level. Lead the testing effort from start to finish -- test planning, test execution, reporting project status and signing off on the release criteria. We'll challenge you to step beyond merely testing the product and truly affecting the overall quality of the development process. It's a big responsibility and a great opportunity for the right candidate.

Work-life Balance
Our team works together to provide work/life balance for all team members. We recognize that the circumstances of our team members vary, and we balance work across the team so we're all able to maintain standards on behalf of our customers, while at the same time allowing for rich and happy personal lives.

On-Call Responsibility
S3 services are highly available, but there are times when we occasionally stray away from our normal operations. To minimize the impact of such excursions, we have on-call rotations. However, we set these up so there are focused time periods when you are on-call and when you are not, so you can focus on your day job when not on-call.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We have a formal mentor search application that lets you find a mentor that works best for you based on location, job family, job level, etc. We can also help you find a mentor or two, because two is better than one. In addition to formal mentors, we work and train together so we are always learning from one another, and we celebrate and support the career progression of our team members.

Inclusive Team Culture
We have a diverse team and drive towards an inclusive culture and work environment. Our team is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Our team members are active in Amazon's 10+ affinity groups, sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring employees together across businesses and locations around the world. These range from groups such as the Black Employee Network, Amazon Women and Engineering, and LGBTQ+.

"Amazon is committed to providing accommodations at all stages through recruitment and employment in accordance with applicable human rights and accommodation legislation. If contacted for an employment opportunity, advise Human Resources if you require accommodation, including in order to apply for a position."

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 4+ years of overall software QA/development experience
• Knowledge of: QA methodology and tools; software testing standards, methods and conventions; and the product development cycle
• Demonstrated experience developing and executing high-quality test plans
• Experience in scripting, user-level test automation and performing white-box testing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Demonstrated ability to improve test coverage and effectiveness
• Experience with specialized and technical testing. Examples include security, network protocols, multiplayer features, stress and performance testing, or publisher certification
• Proven success in communicating cross-functionally and across management levels
• ISTQB (or equivalent qualification) a plus
Category
Law Enforcement and Security Quality Assurance