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Software Engineer, Quality

Amazon North Reading, MA (relocation offered)

Job Description

As a Kiva software engineer, you will design, implement and test key components of Kiva's warehouse automation system software and applications, collaborating cross-functionally to define clear requirements, deliverables, and test cases. The software QA engineer will develop and employ testing strategy and tools based on interactions with feature architects and software engineers. The QA strategy will include a blend of quality process management, test automation, as well as complex manual test plans.  You will be challenged to support the rapid evolution of the software through validation methods that are both nimble, but also effective enough to drive quality appropriate to enterprise-class software.

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience working in core Java and Java-related unit testing environments (TestNG/JUnit)
  • Experience with MySQL or other transactional Relational Database Management Systems
  • Solid understanding of one or more of the following Java technologies: Spring, JMS, JDBC, JAXB
  • Linux/Unix operating system knowledge and shell scripting (Bash, Python)
  • Strong communication skills. Able to work with multiple business and development teams.
  • Desire and energy to work in a fast-paced environment - previous startup experience a plus
  • Strong background in developing complex enterprise class software running on server platforms
  • Experience implementing highly-available real-time systems
  • Experience with cloud-based architecture and deployment
  • Strong ownership, passion, and a love for solving problems
  • A sense of humor and willingness to learn new things 
  • About Amazon

    The Advanced Programs Team is a small multidisciplinary team working on new systems to advance the state of the art of Amazon fulfillment centers.  This team designs, implements, and launches pilot facilities to demonstrate and prove out new technologies and processes.  You will be working in a close-knit, high performance, fast paced, “startup within a startup” environment.

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