Application Technologies QA Engineer

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Job Description


Are you interested in having a serious impact across all Apple platforms? Do you have great communication skills, an unwillingness to settle for anything less than the best, and a desire to push the boundaries of existing technologies? The Application Technologies QE team is looking for a seasoned QA Engineer to support some core macOS and iOS functionality. Application Technologies is a highly multi-functional team responsible for supporting Spotlight and frameworks on macOS and iOS. The ideal candidate will be comfortable scoping and bringing up new test plans, executing manual test passes, working on improving tools and automated testing, and working with build & integration systems. You’ll be supporting an engineering team in fast-paced environment, so be prepared to embrace new challenges and opportunities as you qualify critical macOS and iOS apps and technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • Work independently and be dedicated to quality
  • Strong understanding of SQA methodologies & practices
  • Ability to investigate and debug difficult problems
  • Ability to rapidly triage incoming issues and decide on next steps
  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced and informal environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Good understanding of macOS application development & testing
  • Experience with mobile device & computer interaction
  • Working knowledge of macOS and iOS


You’ll join a dynamic and fast-paced team of engineers to ensure that our software meets the high quality bar Apple is known for. You will complete documented and ad-hoc testing for both UI-based products/apps and lower-level frameworks. Be a part of a hands-on team that fosters creativity and generates novel solutions to deliver engineering perfection. We partner with a variety of cross and multi-functional team members from a diverse array of groups across the company. Are you deeply accountable for your work? Real passion for product ownership and track record of product development will prove critical to your success on our team. You will prioritize tasks with rapid development cycles, remain flexible and calm in the face of uncertainty, and drive vendors to deliver excellent results for time-critical issues. Be ready to make something phenomenal when you come here. Dynamic, inspiring people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with our products and services. The same passion for innovation also applies to our business practices – strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. You have excellent judgment and integrity with the ability to make timely and sound decisions. Ability to stay focused and prioritize a heavy workload while achieving extraordinary quality. You are upbeat, adaptable, and results oriented with a positive attitude. You bring passion and dedication to your job and are committed to our vision and supporting the developer community.

Education & Experience

A BS/MS/PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience is required.