The International Quality for Alexa team focuses on expanding Alexa’s capabilities on a global scale. We take on the unique challenge of understanding the nuances of how Alexa enabled devices can serve customers’ needs in different cultures and locations.
If you are interested in shaping the future of Alexa for customers around the world, come and join our team.
As a Quality Assurance Manager, you will work closely with the Product Management, Software Development Engineering, User Experience Design, and Customer Support groups to understand the product vision, requirements and customer usage models and develop appropriate test strategies.
You will be setting the QA team’s technical vision and roadmap, developing and tracking project schedules. The successful Quality Assurance Manager has strong customer focus and is obsessed with continuous quality improvement;
they are experienced and highly committed to creating world class automation for feature testing and regression; they are able to develop and drive a high-
level strategy, as well as to take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy. They are dedicated to building a strong and high performing team.
Working with business and development teams to understand product vision and requirements
Understanding how all elements of the system software ecosystem work together and developing
QA approaches that fit the overall strategy
Responsible for development of test strategies and creation of appropriate test harnesses
Overseeing the development and execution of test plans, monitoring and reporting on test execution and quality metrics
Working with a team of quality engineering professionals to ensure the highest quality product delivery
The successful candidate is an experienced but hands-on manager who can build an organization and ensure it performs
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent
Fluency in Italian
10+ years of relevant engineering experience
5+ years people management experience including managing managers
Experience building a QA organization that is responsible for end-end validation for a critical system or application
Understanding of testing strategies including technologies for automated testing
Deep hands-on technical expertise
Experience in quality assurance for consumer electronics
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong business and technical vision
Strong background in video technologies is a plus
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
A deep understanding of quality assurance in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
A deep understanding of automation testing by leading engineers who can write automation scripts / programs that will aid in automated testing