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Software Development Engineer in Test (m/f)

Software Development Engineer in Test (m/f)

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Amazon Development Center Germany GmbH
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The Development Center Dresden
In 2013 Amazon expanded to Dresden with it being the home-base of the Amazon Development Center team. The Kernel and Operating System team creates the heart of EC2, the actual virtual compute instance definitions and Amazon Linux, the operating system for our cloud. Being part of Amazon means constantly driving innovation and working on complex technical challenges every day.

Check out this video to see what the office looks like and how beautiful the Dresden area is:

Amazon is looking for an experienced Test Automation Engineer for the Test Automation Team. As part of the team, you will be given the chance to have a significant impact to improve our systems, our business and most importantly the services for our customers.

We are in need of an experienced Test Automation Engineer that can contribute to our test automation systems, someone who can help us make our system even more user friendly and robust. We are looking for someone that is able to write code in Python/Perl and thrives looking for elegant solutions to the challenging problem of testing EC2 platforms and automatic qualification approval.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 3+ years of industry experience as a QA/Automation Engineer, SDET, or Software Developer.
  • 3+ years of programming experience with solid Linux systems background.
  • Hands-on experience in common scripting or programming language such as Python, Perl, Bash.
  • Experience in industry standard test automation tools and developing product test harnesses and instrumenting products to gather test results
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and as part of a cross-functional team with the ability to influence others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in using code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Sound understanding of SQL and scripting
  • Knowledge of network protocols and connectivity.
  • Demonstrated skill and passion for operational excellence.
  • 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
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