Software QA Engineer/Tester Software QA Engineer / Tester

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Software and Services


Posted: 29 May 2018
Weekly Hours: 39
Role Number: 113719929
Are you a person with a creative mindset ? Are you passionate about quality ? We are looking for a Software QA Engineer / Tester to assess software and hardware quality through testing of a wide range of applications on Apple's macOS based products. Someone who understands the links between OS system software and applications that run on the OS and has experience using a variety of applications. The Software QA role plays a meaningful part in our company’s product development and you will conduct tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets Apple's and customer's expectations. In this role, you need a keen eye for detail and excellent interpersonal skills. If you hold a QA/ developer background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you will ensure that our products, applications and systems work correctly. Your responsibilities include crafting and implementing tests, uncovering and reporting of issues to improve our product quality.

Key Qualifications

  • Validated work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools with the ability to write and execute automation/scripting for a testing environment
  • Experience with various applications is a plus
  • BS/MS degree in Software design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field


Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and relevant feedback Estimate, prioritize, plan and oversee testing activities Identify, record & document bugs thoroughly and track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products Build detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans for manual and automated testing Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify requirements and reporting Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Education & Experience

BS/MS degree in Software design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

Additional Requirements