Audio Software Automation Engineer

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


Role Number:200092739
Imagine what you could do here! At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Do you bring passion and dedication to your job? The Interactive Media Group - Audio is looking for an energetic engineer to join our Software Automation team. In this role you will develop automated solutions to support and enhance our quality initiatives in a highly reciprocal environment. Audio drivers, firmware and audio subsystems will all be qualified using this automated toolset.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with the macOS/iOS SDK and CoreAudio Development
  • Proficient with C/C++, Objective-C, and/or Swift
  • Familiarity with real-time audio handling (sample rates, buffering, PCM, drivers, etc.)
  • Experience designing, deploying, and maintaining automated regression tests
  • Experience developing tools and frameworks
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills along with a diligent mindset
  • Exemplary written communication skills, and considerate, yet confident personal communication skills


This is a high visibility job that involves a deep understanding of what everyone on the team is working on. You will combine your love of audio with a strong dedication to product quality and reliability. Excellent communication and collaboration are a requirement, as you will be asked to work closely with team members and other engineering teams. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: - Development, deployment and maintenance of automated tests against existing and inflight hardware - Analysis of test results and delivering of clear and actionable bug reports - Development of high quality audio test and automation frameworks - Mentoring and evangelizing standard methodologies

Education & Experience

BS or MS in CS, EE, or related, with an interest in digital audio

Additional Requirements

  • - Strong interest in digital audio technology is plus
  • - Experience with and a passion for audio / music applications
  • - Musicians accepted