Software QA Engineer- Editorial tools

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

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200139629
The iTunes Store Team is looking for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join our group in a black box/white box role. Responsibilities include; performing functional, regression, ad-hoc and compatibility testing of the Content Management and Editorial systems for the iTunes Store, writing test case automation while working closely with other teams.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven experience black box/white box testing Client-Server products
  • Solid understanding of internet protocols, web proxies, caching and other Web related fundamentals
  • Thorough knowledge of testing on MacOS, iOS, and Windows platforms
  • Strong knowledge of the iTunes Store and available content types.
  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Dedication to user-focused design & high quality technology
  • Strong commitment to technical quality assurance as a key part of the software development cycle
  • Willingness to work cross-functionally with other teams to make all products and deployments seamless for our customers
  • Ability to lead projects and contribute as part of a team

Description

Day to day work involves bug reporting and isolation, test plan documentation, writing test case automation and working closely with other teams (engineering, project management, etc.). This position demands a self-motivated individual with strong technical and communication skills who can contribute in a team environment.

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree or 5 years relevant experience

Additional Requirements

  • Be extremely familiar with testing server-side software
  • Have a good understanding of how CMS systems work
  • Possess exceptional analytical skills in test case design and bug diagnosis
  • Be dynamic and prepared to test/regress a high volume of changes on a day-to-day basis
  • Demonstrate excellent bug reporting skills and the ability to communicate clearly with third parties
  • Posses experience with behavior-driven development and domain specific languages (e.g. Cucumber)
  • Candidate should possess the ability to implement automated tests using Python and/or Javascript in an existing framework and also have the desire to perform end to end black box testing with a keen focus on the customer experience.