System Validation Engineer - Apple Watch

Cupertino, California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200541347
Do you want to help create the next flagship Apple Product? The Apple Watch system validation team has an opportunity for an individual with real passion and innovation for shipping exceptional consumer products. Utilize your strong automation background, exposure to computer hardware, hands-on debugging efforts, and ability to work expertly with multiple engineering teams to close a list of critical tasks and improve our design quality.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong programming skills in Python.
  • Experience with BSD / Unix-Like operating system.
  • Exposure to computer architecture/VLSI.
  • Shipped multiple hardware projects, possessing basic electrical engineering fundamentals for understanding hardware design.
  • Strong passion for quality assurance in software and hardware, including experience in finding, investigating, and fixing bugs.
  • Experience with Git and codebase management.
  • Team collaborator with excellent interpersonal communication skills who thrives in a demanding cross-functional environment.
  • Critical thinker who is detail-oriented and innately curious.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to deep-dive into technical issues, develop and maintain validation automation architecture, and help mitigate project risks while helping engineer long-term innovation. Responsibilities include: - Custom script development to enable failure analysis and improve factory test coverage. - Timely execution of rack test plan, working with System EE, Program Management, and Module teams to define and prioritize execution. - Driving debug efforts with HW, SW, Silicon, and module teams for issues found during rack testing as well as issues related to rack infrastructure. - Cross-functional collaboration to design, develop, and implement system tests to stress prototype hardware and ensure product quality.

Education & Experience

MS or BS Degree in technical discipline

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits