Software QA Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Nov 30, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200016838
The iOS Systems QA Team is looking for a creative and motivated QA Engineer with excellent problem solving and communication skills. Quality is a meaningful aspect of our products; as a System QA Engineer, you will have a significant impact on helping to deliver functional and stable products to millions of customers in a fast-paced environment. You will have 3+ years of SQA or System Test experience on consumer-facing hardware/software products, excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills, communication and interpersonal skills, and a passion for quality.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of SQA or System Test experience, preferably on consumer-facing hardware/software products.
  • Experience with hardware development lifecycle processes and
  • Experience testing consumer electronics and/or mobile devices.
  • You have proven ability to own a complete functional area of an application or product.
  • You have proven QA skills with at least two complete product cycles, from concept to customer shipment.
  • Understanding of SQA methodologies, practices and the ability to solve hard problems with innovative and maintainable solutions.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional and remote teams.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Experience with defect tracking systems and authoring, tracking, and verifying defect reports.
  • Experience in automation using scripting or other languages (Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Objective-C, Swift, C++, etc.).
  • You are detail-oriented and strive for product excellence.


- Review and test hardware and software features of multiple products. - Execute a variety of hands-on/manual and automated tests. - Create, modify, and execute tests for hardware and software validation at the system level. - Write test plans and other test documentation as required. - Use existing automation frameworks and tools to create and execute new tests or test areas. - Isolate and report defects, quantify impact, and verify fixes through regression testing and other test methodologies. - Work closely with development teams to identify and understand key hardware and software features and underlying functionality. - Analyze data from test results; generate reports from that data. - Work cross-functionally with other test teams, developers, and project managers. - Be a vocal proponent for quality internally and externally. - Report status on a regular basis.

Education & Experience

BS EE/CE/CS or equivalent (MS preferred)

Additional Requirements

  • Nice to have:
  • - In-depth understanding of iOS, macOS, or Unix.
  • - Understanding of electronic assembly or manufacturing processes.
  • - Experience working with contract manufacturing firms.