Software Development Engineer (Test) - Digital Payments Tech Team in Seattle, Washington

The Amazon Digital Payments Tech Team’s vision is to delight our customers with the best payment experience in the world! To achieve this vision, we are in search of a talented technical leader and craftsman who builds robust software that scales as well as client-facing features which are intuitive and simple to use.

Our team takes a world view of payments for all of Amazon and builds highly customized and seamless payment experiences for our global customers. This focus on geography and customer requires working on different technologies such as Android, Amazon Fire, and back-end platform systems to meet the needs of our customers. Our back-end systems are always available and guarantee that our customer’s orders are never lost and always processed even when downstream services are down. Our team is highly motivated and in need of a senior engineer who can take the technical reigns of the team and steer them in the direction of our vision.

As a Software Development Engineer - Test (SDET) on the Digital Payments Tech Team, you will collaborate with developers, product managers and customer support to identify unambiguous software requirements, understand all features and their implementation details, understand customer usage models and then develop and execute strategies to get that software into our customer’s hands in an efficient and high-quality fashion.

Our preferred candidate possesses a high level of coding aptitude combined with a demonstrated passion for Software Testing. Our SDETs understand the software internals, debug problems using log files, and craft testing frameworks to simplify creation of automated tests. This person will be a key voice in the design and coding phases. They will define and drive quality gates for code changes and deliver on the promise that our user’s experience will be continually maintained or improved. You will develop high-quality test automation to drive lower operational costs and faster deployments.

If you think you've got what it takes, apply today! We look forward to talking with you.

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent technical field

  • Fundamental knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design, working knowledge of one or more of the following languages: Java, C#, C or C++

  • 3+ years of proven experience as SDET or SDE

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Experience working with large scale distributed systems

  • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

AMZR Req ID: 466338