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Amazon SDET - II, E-Reader products in Chennai, India


Kindle E-reader is a revolutionary reading device, the #1 best-selling product on all of Amazon, and one of the most innovative and fast growing businesses at Amazon. It is an iconic product and a thriving business adored by customers around the world – but it’s still “day one” in inspiring the world to read more and get more out of reading every day, across all their devices.

Key job responsibilities

SDETs 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 SDETs work directly with both Software Development Engineers and Quality Assurance Engineers to understand project features, review technical designs, and implement automated test tools that help deliver quality features with efficiency. Our SDETs understand customer usage models and are able to develop test plans and test cases that approximate real-world environments and scenarios.

A Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) 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. You’ll be writing code that automatically verifies the quality of the product. That means that you potentially write more code than the developers.

In this role, you

Design and build the automated test frameworks and test suites for use in development and testing cycles

Design and develop tools which will help Developers/Testers.

Collaborating with development teams and your team peers to identify and prioritize opportunities for automation.

Participating in design and code inspections.

A successful candidate must have a solid history of delivering results, obsession with quality, be detail oriented, a team player, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced start-up like environment

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

Chennai, TN, IND

Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years of test automation frameworks and tools building experience

  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development testing experience

  • Experience programming with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

  • Experience in penetration testing and exploitability-focused vulnerability assessment

  • Experience in platform-level security mitigations and hardening for Linux and Windows

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance in a database environment

  • Experience with security in service-oriented architectures and web services