HomePod Automation Engineer

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


Posted: Sep 26, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114321500
Work and contribute towards the engineering of Apple HomePod technologies in the Interactive Media Group (IMG) at Apple. IMG provides the media and graphics foundation across all of Apple's innovative products, including iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, iTunes, and macOS. Developing cutting-edge software techniques, IMG takes the media experience to the next level.

Key Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in testing media software and developing automation.
  • Experience in Wireless Data Transmission testing.
  • Proficiency in Python, Perl and/or shell scripting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work accordingly.
  • Solid knowledge of various video and audio media formats.
  • Familiarity with iOS, macOS, Unix, and Xcode


We are looking for an outstanding software quality engineer with a strong technical background and understanding of Media and Wi-Fi technologies. In this role, you will be responsible for developing automated tests for HomePod product in the IMG Quality Engineering group at Apple. Your focus will be the following: - Develop, maintain and execute HomePod feature and functional automated tests across a variety of network topologies to ensure the highest quality of HomePod functionality before it reaches our customers’ hands. - Developing automation to test HomePod under different regions to ensure that functionality is behaving as expected. - Create and maintain a automated version of end-to-end demo script for all HomePod features and run it regularly. Testing will comprise of Functional, Feature, Regression testing and Automation development. You will be also responsible for the development of methodical testing strategies, creating & tracking high quality bug reports, and reporting on project progress & risk analysis. You will work very closely with the HomePod development, project management and cross-functional QA teams to ensure great quality for this amazing product.

Education & Experience

BS in computer science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements