Software QA Engineer - AppleNews

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200040308
Imagine what you could do here. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — we craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionised entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that supports the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The Apple News team is looking for a Gray Box Software QA Engineer to work on the next generation of application/services. This position requires an ambitious individual with strong creative and analytic skills who can chip in a diverse team environment.

Key Qualifications

  • Previous experience with mobile App and Web testing
  • Familiar with Server Architecture
  • Comfortable with using and maintaining test scripts to improve workflow
  • Confirmed bug detection and bug isolation skills
  • Familiar with the SQA requirements and demands of a full product cycle
  • Strong hands on experience with QA methodologies, or prior QA experience
  • Ability to adapt in a high-paced and informal environment
  • Creative problem solver and passionate about quality
  • Act as a strong advocate for quality in the product development process for software engineering
  • Ability to triage problems, prioritize accordingly, and propose a resolution
  • Outstanding communication skills, for collaborating across many participating teams.
  • Analytical, disciplined AND creative problem solver committed to driving quality forward


You will be responsible for crafting, implementing, and executing test plans and test suites based on specification documents and access to databases. You will also ensure the successful delivery of a quality product by performing ad-hoc and structured tests every single day. PREFERRED: - Familiarity with IntelliJ - Experience with distributed database management systems - Experience with load/performance testing, scalability testing, or reliability testing

Education & Experience

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Additional Requirements