Sr. Software QA Engineer, Video Apps

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

Summary

Posted: Nov 12, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200009683
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming outstanding products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Video Applications team is looking for a senior software QA engineer to contribute to the production of innovative tools for video makers and visual storytellers. This position will be with the team that delivered the Memories Movies in iOS 10, Clips, and iMovie. This team is also working on the newly announced Camera Effects in iOS 12 shown at WWDC 2018. It requires a highly self-directed individual with strong creative, technical and analytic skills and passion for emerging technologies related to computer vision/machine learning.

Key Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented, analytical, methodical AND creative thinker committed to driving quality forward
  • Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle, testing methodologies, QA terminology and processes
  • iOS and MacOS familiarity
  • Familiarity with basic UNIX commands a plus
  • Proven bug detection, isolation, and regression skills
  • Experience with video/film editing recommended
  • Experience with Machine Learning and/or Computer Vision preferred
  • Experience with AR/VR authoring suggested
  • Experience in Motion Graphics valued
  • Active user of film/video as communication in a classroom setting and/or social media
  • Superior organizational and communication skills (oral, written and interpersonal)
  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Inquisitive and persistent problem solver
  • 3+ years experience as a QA engineer
  • Scripting knowledge a plus (Swift, Python, Javascript, etc.)

Description

In this role, you will be responsible for planning, designing, maintaining and executing test cases with minimal direction. Your ability to free test, without scripts and tools, will be paramount. Your ability to report bugs with impeccable isolation and regression techniques will be the key to your success. You will be required to juggle a wide variety of deliverables that will rely on your talent for managing priorities and communicating progress and risk effectively and systematically. Your ongoing curiosity and commitment to self-education in video technologies as well as new testing techniques is what will set you apart. You will be working closely with other team members to help coordinate cross-functional test efforts. You will be in continual dialogue with Engineering and Design as products evolve and you will need to have empathy for users so you can effectively advocate on their behalf. The ability to streamline processes for data collection and systematically parse large data sets will be a huge plus.

Education & Experience

3+ years of experience in product QA environments is required. Additional training in either scripting languages or video editing preferred

Additional Requirements