Amazon Robotics Software Development Engineer in Test

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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Amazon Robotics North Reading, MA

North Reading, MA
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Are you inspired by invention Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit right in here at Amazon Robotics. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers' experiences in ways we can't even image yet. We invent new improvements every day. We are Amazon Robotics and we will give you the tools and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.

The Advanced Programs Team is focused on rapid innovation of Amazon's massive network of fulfilment centers (warehouses). This team designs, implements, and launches pilot facilities to prove out new automation technologies and push the envelope of what's possible with our Robot fleet. You will be working in a close-knit, high performance, fast paced, startup environment with a group of experts ranging from research scientists, roboticists, mechanical engineers and an amazing software test and development team.

As an Amazon Robotics Software Development Engineer in Test, you will conceptualize ( and code! ) innovative techniques for automated testing of our software which controls the warehouse operations through the Robot fleet. Currently, most of our automation frameworks are built in Java or Python. You will collaborate with devs and PMs and drive clarity on requirements, deliverables, and test cases. We move fast - so you will be challenged to support the creation of testing strategies which are nimble and yet effective for business critical software.

Basic Qualifications:


BS/MS in Computer Science, engineering, or related field

5+ years of experience working in Java / Python

Experience with MySQL or other databases

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

Preferred Qualifications:

* 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

_Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation._