Apple Software QA Engineer in Santa Clara Valley, California

Software QA Engineer

Job Number: 86391328

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: Jul. 13, 2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Are you a self-starter passionate about developing automation and testing complex products?

  • Do you want to be a key part of the hardware/software development process?

  • Do you love working cross-functionally with hardware/software engineers?

  • Do you have strong communication and analytical skills?

If your answer is yes, we would love to connect with you.

The Accessories Quality Assurance Team is searching for a motivated Automation Engineer.

Join our team and get an opportunity to shape the future. We are committed to ensuring that our customers have a magical experience with accessories and iPhone, iPod, or iPad. We work cross-functionally with various groups within Apple. We uphold the highest level of quality for our accessory ecosystems and you will help us continue to support that effort.

Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in a quality assurance role

  • Self motivated, flexible, and strong analytical skills, written and communication skills

  • Deep understanding of software quality assurance methodologies and practices

  • Have a real passion for user-focused design and high quality technology

  • Experience and passion for testing consumer electronics and improving the day-to-day user of products.

  • In-depth understanding of iOS, Mac, and/or Windows Operating Systems.

  • Ability to write scripts in a scripting languages like Python.

  • Knowledge or application of C, C++, Objective-C or Swift is a plusDescription

You will automate and test accessory platforms from development kits to form factor products

You will work cross functionally to develop robotic test fixtures for accessories

You will test Apple device integration with accessories

You will work directly with firmware and software development engineers on new accessory products

You will be the key driver for quality in every phase of the development process


BS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements

Working knowledge and understanding of iPhone accessories and third party peripherals

Experience with USB 3.0 or USB-C specification

Experience or drive for learning robotics, 3D-printing and fixture design is a big asset