Software QA Manager - Input & Intelligence

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200133436
Apple's Input & Intelligence QA group is responsible for several high-visibility iOS and macOS features/frameworks spanning Keyboards, iOS Notes drawing & handwriting experience, Screenshots, Markup, and machine learning models/language intelligence behind these features. We are looking for a QA Manager with strong technical and interpersonal skills to manage testing efforts for these areas and help ensure Apple software is of the highest quality!

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years leading a SQA or Software Development team
  • Advanced proficiency with iOS macOS or other operating systems such as Unix/Linux
  • Deep understanding of SQA methodologies and practices
  • Passionate about great customer experience and what we can do to improve it
  • Experience managing projects and processes cross-functionally
  • Comfortable working in a continually changing and dynamic environment and driving top issues to resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent cross-functional communication and influencing skills
  • Executive-level presentation skills
  • Proven track record of attracting, hiring, motivating and develop the best quality-minded individuals


You will be managing a team of QA Engineers focusing on black-box testing on iOS and macOS. You will drive the testing, data gathering, and project reporting for your team. You will coordinate testing with other teams, review test plans and related documentation, monitor progress, and provide sign-offs at key milestones. You will process data from multiple sources, draw meaningful conclusions, and present valuable recommendations to leadership. Your main job responsibilities will include the following: *Manage a team of 6-8 QA Engineers *Develop, modify, and execute test strategies, plans, and programs *Coordinate and optimize testing in a cross-functional environment *Work with Automation team to come up with automation plan *Reporting, providing sign-offs & escalations of issues

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent work experience​

Additional Requirements

  • *Experience with Scripting or Programming Languages including Swift, Objective C, Python or JavaScript
  • *Experience testing machine learning solutions