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Amazon Quality Assurance Engineer II, Homepage in Seattle, Washington


Amazon’s mission is to be the world’s most customer-centric company, and our homepage is how millions of customers begin their interactions with Amazon every day. We are a global team responsible for designing, developing and shipping one of the world’s best known websites. We start with the customer and work backwards in order to build great customer experiences for mobile phones, desktops and tablets (both applications and web). If you’ve ever visited an Amazon homepage and thought, “this is great” or “this could be better,” we’re the team to talk to.

QAEs at Amazon are able to understand software internals, debug code, automate repetitive tasks, and implement new tools and frameworks needed to streamline our quality process. Our QAEs work directly with Product managers, SDE's to understand project features, review technical designs, and implement automated test tools that help deliver quality features with efficiency. Our QAEs understand customer usage models and are able to develop test plans and test cases that approximate real-world environments and scenarios.

You will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of technologies from front-end UI (both web and device) to back-end services. You will own the automation and test quality of major deliverables end-to-end, working closely with multiple engineers . Scaling, latency, and customer experience are top priorities as the business grows. This is a high visibility team where you will make a direct positive impact on customer experience and the business. If you enjoy broadening your technical skills and working in an environment that thrives on creativity, experimentation, and innovation, then this is the job for you!

In this role, you will:

  • Define, develop, and execute test engineering tasks, which include reviewing product requirements and analysis, coming up with test strategy and plans, executing test plans and test cases, monitoring and analyzing test results

  • Writing automated test cases, working on new test frameworks, improving pipeline operational metrics

  • Develop and execute test plans covering all aspects of quality assurance, including functional, regression, system, and user acceptance testing.

  • Participate as a contributing member to cross functional project teams and participate in project planning and design discussions.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of quality assurance engineering experience

  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent, or 4+ years of technical work experience

  • Experience in manual testing

  • Experience in automation testing

  • Experience scripting or coding

  • Experience as QA lead on medium to large sized projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with at least one automated test framework like Selenium or Appium

  • Experience in gathering test requirements to create detailed test plans and defining quality metrics to measure product quality

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $91,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $185,000/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.