Senior Software Development Engineer Audible on Amazon at Audible (Newark, NJ)
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Location: Newark, NJ
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-10-10 05:00:59
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.ABOUT THIS ROLEAudibles Quality Assurance organization promotes product quality, and organizational quality ownership thru well-defined measurable processes, comprehensive quality assessment and identification of risk. In addition, the organization provides tools and infrastructure needed to support agile feature delivery, improve quality and increase engineer productivity. The team includes Quality Assurance Engineers, Quality Assurance Technicians and Software Engineers working side by side with Software Development Engineers, Product Managers, User Experience, and Customer Support staff to understand features, bugs, customer usage, and technical implementation to deliver high quality products to our customers.The Audible on Amazon QA team is responsible for testing the Audible experience on Amazon web and Amazon shopping apps on iOS and Android platforms. The team enables the Audible Technology Group to deliver the best product experience on Amazon surfaces. As a Software Development Engineer, you will lead new custom tooling efforts, optimize our CI/CD pipelines and own the automation framework for this team with the goal of continuously improving quality, engineering productivity, and release velocity.As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will:· Use technology to solve difficult problems. Proficient in a broad range of data structures and algorithms, knowing when it is (and isnt) appropriate to use them.· Drive continuous improvement of software quality, CX and maintainability of products/features.· Develop automation and tooling, drive testability and diagnostic ability into the product, while promoting best practices in quality areas.· Build test software that exposes API defects in production level code.· Innovate and drive adoption of latest industry best practices.· Programmatically test the product, Measure test coverage and Develop right metrics to showcase value add based on adoption of new best practices.· Capable of independently clarifying technical requirements, assessing development estimates and applying a broad range of design approaches.· Mentor and lead developers and QA engineer by cultivating curiosity and deep technical understanding.Basic Qualifications· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experiencePreferred Qualifications· Demonstrable strength with Java/C++ or other OO languages.· Strong understanding of QA Methodologies and software life cycle.· Experience in designing and building test tools and systems.· Understanding of application architecture and technology infrastructure.· Experienced with Continuous Integration and Deployment processes.· Experience with but not limited to JUnit/TestNG, Cypress, Selenium, mock objects.· Participated in design reviews, define quality metrics and implement measurements to determine test effectiveness, testing efficiency, and measure the overall quality of the deliverables.· Demonstrated creativity and initiative to improve product test coverage and effectiveness.· Deals well with ambiguous/undefined problems; able to apply abstract thinking.ABOUT AUDIBLEAt Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading producer and provider of audio storytelling and spoken-word entertainment, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible 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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.