Software Developer in Test - Ad Platforms

New York City, New York, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200430724
At Apple, we work every day to build products that enrich people’s lives. Our Advertising Platforms group makes it possible for people around the world to easily access insightful and imaginative content on their devices while helping publishers and developers promote their work. Our technology and services power advertising in Apple News and Search Ads in App Store. Our platforms are highly-performant, deployed at scale, and setting new standards for enabling effective advertising while preserving user privacy. Are you passionate about building large scale platforms? Join us as a Senior Engineer with skills and passion to help build out our large scale platform. The Quality Engineering team fills the mission-critical role of ensuring that our complex, large-scale systems are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale with consistent performance. As an engineer on this team, you will work alongside our team of engineers to create and monitor quality data systems in the context of a micro-services architecture, identify continuous improvement opportunities and implement best practices. You will be performing design engineering analysis and development. You will contribute in ensuring we provide a world-class user experience. As a Sr. Backend Software Developer in Test on our Ad Platform's team, you will be responsible for functional, end to end and resiliency testing of serving components designed to work and scale on hybrid cloud environment to prove that the platform is stable and serve the requirements without any downtime. We are in the process of building out the team and have opportunities at various levels in Austin, TX and NYC!

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in building test frameworks along with functional testing and end to end automation skills using Java
  • Demonstrated experience in writing test plans, defining test strategy, test data generation techniques and designing test specifications to test data products
  • Ability to work with agile methodology, experience in driving and delivering high quality products to production
  • Cloud testing of AWS stack of components (EMR, S3, IAM integration) and deploying using Terraform
  • Testing infrastructure as code for provisioning the cloud based components is required for this role
  • Experience in working with Maven, Gradle with scripting knowledge
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience with Github, defect management and continuous automation is ideal
  • CI/CD integration experience
  • Experience with technologies like Hadoop, Oracle, Cassandra, Hive, Kafka messaging is ideal


As a key contributor to this team, you will build and maintain Automation Frameworks in addition to developing tools to aid Continuous Integration/Delivery. You will work efficiently with cross-functional teams, understand product requirements, design test strategy and dive deep to understand and test machine-learning algorithms and pipelines. You are expected to build the product expertise needed to help debug production issues and integrate with monitoring infrastructures.

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or another engineering discipline

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits