Software QA Engineer/Senior Engineer (Search Team), AMP

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200094718
Apple is a place where extraordinary people team up to do their best work. Together we build products, services and experiences people once couldn’t have envisioned - and now can’t imagine living without. Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. If that sounds like the kind of environment that you find intriguing, then let's talk. The Apple Media Products (AMP) Search Team is looking for extraordinary Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers to help test next-generation search features. AMP platforms are the largest online marketplace for digital media in the world. Responsibilities include: performing functional, regression, ad-hoc and compatibility testing of Search features and RESTful APIs. Day to day work involves maintaining and growing a suite of automated Search API tests, bug reporting and isolation, test plan documentation, and working closely with other teams (engineering, project management, etc.). This position demands a self-motivated individual with strong technical and communication skills who can contribute in a team environment. - You posses extraordinary analytical skills in test case design and bug diagnosis - You are dynamic and prepared to test/regress a high volume of changes on a day-to-day basis. - You demonstrate excellent bug reporting skills and the ability to communicate clearly with various teams across multiple Geos - You have a strong commitment to technical quality assurance as a key part of the software development cycle - You are an independent thinker, leader, and problem solver - Initiate and drive constant improvement of the testing frameworks - Collaborate with Software Engineers, DevOps and Product owners to verify the testability of releases and define strategies and standard methodologies for all streams (functional / non- functional and automation).

Key Qualifications

  • Possess knowledge of object-oriented programming in Python
  • Proven experience testing Client-Server products
  • Familiarity with UI and API automation frameworks and tools
  • Deep understanding of distributed systems
  • Excellent technical knowledge and understanding of complex system architectures to design effective test strategies and drive execution
  • Experience in testing RESTful API’s, RPC service patterns, web sockets, and other client/server interaction models
  • 3 years relevant experience testing software using automation
  • Ability to lead projects and contribute as part of a team


Desired Skills - Basic understanding of Lucene/Solr - Experience automating in a CI/CD environment - Background testing Search functionalities a plus - Experience with OO, Java and MVC software/web/API dev experience - Working knowledge of HDFS and other Big Data technologies (e.g. Kafka, Voldemort, etc)

Education & Experience

Bachelor /Master Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Additional Requirements