Quality Assurance Engineer – Mobile Apps – iOS at Audible (Newark, NJ)


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.

Audibles 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.

Audible Native Apps QA team is responsible for validating customer and product experiences for iOS and Android platforms for all the marketplaces. We also partner with the engineering team to create the highest quality in-app experience for our customers. Our primary goal is delivering customer value across iOS and Android platforms while working with and developing cutting edge Audible and Amazon technologies and tools.

· Execution of test strategy, test plans, test cases as well as utilize automated tools to optimize the STLC.
· Perform exploratory testing, automate repetitive tasks and work side by side with software development engineers to deliver high quality product to Audible customers.
· Review user interfaces for conformity and functionality.
· Efficiently execute test cases across all functional and UI areas of our products.
· Define test plans, test suites, test cases as well as utilize automated tools to optimize the STLC.
· Find, isolate, document, regress, and track bugs through resolution.
· Measure, interpret and report testing results, and be a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process.

Basic Qualifications

· Exposure working as a Quality Assurance Engineer.
· Experience owning the full test strategy through test completion for components of a software system.
· Communication skills ability to communicate cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings.
· Demonstrated passions around software quality, and technology.
· Demonstrated ability to learn and develop technical skills.

Preferred Qualifications

· 1+ Years of professional software quality assurance experience.
· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields.
· Solid grounding in computer science fundamentals.
· Hands on experience with test automation using a programming or scripting language (Java or Python preferred).
· Exposure to mobile test tools such as Appium or Native Automation is a big plus.
· Must be able to thrive in an ambiguous environment – where change is the only constant.
· Ability to triage issues, react well to changes, collaborate with other test and development teams.
· Must be an effective multi-tasker comfortable working on multiple products and projects.
· Understanding of testing and test automation for consumer facing applications and devices.

At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We’re changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, 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.

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