Quality Assurance Engineer

Amazon.com, Inc. San Francisco, CA
Are you a QA Engineer with a passion for defining and driving the processes that will help guarantee a best in class customer experience? Do you seek to leverage your experience and automation skills to achieve continuous delivery? Do you enjoy diving deep to understand how software works and then delight in thinking outside the box for ways to break it?

Alexa.com is a subsidiary of Amazon.com serving more than 4M unique visitors per month and building the next generation of marketing analytics services. Our mission is to be most invaluable and trusted source of ground-breaking insights into digital behavior that customers use to win their audience and accelerate growth. For more information, visit www.alexa.com.

To meet our goals, we continuously deliver new value to customers. We are looking for a self-starter with automation skills who can create the test harnesses and build pipelines that support continuous development. Working in a small and highly-skilled team at Alexa, you will not only develop and execute exploratory tests, but will work closely with Software Engineers to help ensure quality in rapid development cycles. The ideal candidate will thrive as part of a cross-functional team where their achievements and impact are recognized across the entire organization in a role that will reward them with increasing degrees of ownership and autonomy.

Core responsibilities include:

* Review requirements specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

* Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases

* Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities

* Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools

* Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs

* Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved