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SDET (Amazon Music)

  • San Francisco (City and County of San Francisco)
  • Marketing

Job description


Amazon Music
Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

A day in the life
A Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) at Amazon is a developer with the primary responsibility of writing frameworks and tools to test products. It is a very unique and challenging role and provides immense opportunity to design and develop wide-reaching tools. It combines the "building" aspect of software design engineering with the "breaking" aspect of software test engineering.

About the hiring group
Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives. Come innovate with us!

Job responsibilities
SDET responsibilities include:
· Design and scale the device lab and automation for multiple platform teams (Android, iOS, fireTablet and Desktop).
· Design and implement automation framework that work across multiple platforms.
· Lead automation efforts, and explore new test automation tools and methods.
· Defining automation plan to support international app releases.
· Establish processes and tool set to maintain automation scripts and generate regular test reports.
· Working directly with Developers, QA Engineers, Product Managers, Software Dev Managers and Technical Program Managers to ensure quality of our platforms and international launches.
· Working with many cross teams to support automation infrastructure.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


· A proven ability to learn and adapt to new, complex development environments
· Experience with Android, iOS or other mobile application development or testing is a plus
· Strong analytical and problem solving skills and Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills
· Coding experience with automated testing frameworks, tools, services, and physical devices
· Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
· Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
· Experienced in Agile or Scrum software development methodologies
· Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills.
· Shows creativity and initiative to improve product coverage and effectiveness.
· A love of music


Desired profile


· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development testing experience
· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 1+ years of experience building test automation frameworks and tools
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical field
· 3+ year’s of development experience as a Software Engineer in Test
· Experience in object oriented designing and object oriented languages such as Java, .NET, Objective C, C++, Python, Ruby
· Demonstrated experience in test framework design and development.
· Experience in writing testing frameworks and automation tools is preferable
· Experienced in mobile (iOS and Android) and backend API testing automation.
· Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team
· Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools, with demonstrated experience in an SDET role
· Excellent communication, collaboration, reporting, analytical and problem solving skills.

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