Core Audio QA Engineer

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


Role Number:200149252
The Core Audio team within the Interactive Media Group is looking for an energetic engineer to join the team. In this role, you will help us understand incoming bugs, decide actionable steps, assign to appropriate engineers, and develop triage methods based on the data from manually screened and triaged bugs. The Audio QA group provides audio software test support across all of Apple’s products. We are seeking a creative, and organized test engineer to develop solutions to support and enhance our quality initiatives. Audio drivers, firmware and audio subsystems will all be qualified using this toolset.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience and familiarity with Python and JavaScript a requirement
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills along with a diligent mindset.
  • Exemplary written communication skills, and considerate, yet confident personal communication skills
  • Familiarity with real-time audio handling (sample rates, buffering, PCM, drivers, etc.)
  • A foundational understanding of electronics, audio technology, and studio recording
  • Musicians welcome


This is a high visibility job that involves a deep understanding of what everyone on the team is working on. You will combine a love of iOS and Audio with a strong dedication to product quality and reliability. Excellent communication and teamwork are a requirement, as you will be asked to work closely with team members and other engineering teams. Areas of Responsibilities: - Develop test strategies for new features - Execute manual and automated tests on in-flight hardware devices - Screen incoming bugs (understand, reproduce and regress) for our components - Understand software components owned by the engineering team

Education & Experience

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

Additional Requirements