Audio QA Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Dec 3, 2018
Role Number: 200016158
Apple’s Technology Development Group group is looking for an Audio QA Engineer to work closely with the audio software, acoustic design, and other teams to guide the future of Apple’s audio technology and experience. The ideal candidate will have a background in spatial audio, mobile device / consumer electronics and be familiar with software and hardware release cycles.

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrates QA skills, including a complete product cycle from inception to customer shipment. Experience shipping customer facing products a plus
  • Experience with automation test tools and techniques
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Experience with hardware and/or software development lifecycle
  • Understanding of Digital Audio, Bluetooth Audio, and Embedded Audio systems
  • Experience with testing embedded consumer electronics or mobile devices
  • Ability to work with multi-functional and remote teams to collectively achieve test goals
  • Strong written and verbal communication as well as presentation skills
  • Experience with defect tracking systems (e.g. Jira, Bugzilla, etc.)
  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced and informal environment
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with other teams to organize testing responsibilities
  • Ability to program or script in Python or other significant programming languages. (C++, Objective C, Ruby, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Experience developing/testing on iOS and macOS platformsKnowledge of media file formatsExperience setting up networks and using network debugging tools


Establish testing procedures, using automation where possible, to evaluate audio functionality and quality You will own complete functional areas and must be able to define qualification strategies, as well as execute functionality, compatibility, integration and reliability testing Work with audio hardware and software teams on new technology products, including cross-functional testing with other QA teams, developers and project managers;Isolate and report defects, and verify fixes through regression testing and other test methodologies.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements