Software QA Engineer - AppleNews

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


Posted: Mar 1, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200040315
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming excellent products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. 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 a self-motivated individual with strong problem solving skills who can contribute in a dynamic team environment.

Key Qualifications

  • Previous experience with mobile App and Web testing
  • Programming/test automation skills in any of the following languages - Python, Javascript, Swift, or equivalent
  • Familiar with Server Architecture
  • Comfortable with using and maintaining test scripts to improve workflow
  • Proven 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 thinker 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
  • Exceptional communication skills, for collaborating across many participating teams.
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, methodical AND creative thinker committed to driving quality forward


You will be responsible for designing, 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