Software Engineer in Test

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Aug 14, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 113317536
Summary: Are you a big-picture thinker who loves setting ambitious goals? Do you have a passion for understanding how each line of code affects all the others? In the Core Operating Systems group ensuring the OS is inseparable from each device’s identity as a whole. That’s because this group is committed to building fully integrated operating systems that combine hardware, software, and apps into a single Apple experience. Your dedication to cross-disciplinary collaboration will help develop groundbreaking technologies, such as iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. By crafting these distinct, holistic user experiences, you’ll continue to uphold and advance the excellence people expect from Apple devices. Apple's Core OS organization is seeking an energetic and detail oriented Software Engineer in Test who will have profound impact on rapid delivery and quality of hardware and software initiatives. The nature of the position requires you to possess excellent analytical and debugging skills, strong interpersonal skills, and drive to make a difference. You will need to quickly learn and utilize knowledge of various operating system internal sub-systems.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Python or other scripting language
  • Software development experience in C/C++
  • Solid and fluent understanding of algorithm and data structures
  • Proficient in object oriented design
  • Experienced with designing, implementing, maintaining, and executing software tests


You will be highly involved in a variety of tasks during the feature development cycle. Key responsibilities of this role are: - Develop and implement test automation systems and frameworks for software testing - Design robust test plans with a broad system understanding - Develop, execute and maintain automated functional, performance, and stress test cases - Triage, diagnose and debug root-cause and drive them to resolution

Education & Experience

B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with swift or objective-C is a plus
  • Experience with automated systems or test automation is a plus
  • Experience with OS internals is a plus