Software QA Engineer- VideoApps

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


Role Number:200171706
Imagine what you could do here. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — we craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionised entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that supports the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The Video Applications team is looking for a senior software QA engineer to contribute to the production of innovative tools for video makers and visual storytellers. This position will be with the team that delivered Clips, iMovie, and Camera Effects in iOS 12. It requires a highly proactive individual with strong creative, technical and analytic skills and passion for emerging technologies related to computer vision/machine learning.

Key Qualifications

  • Analytical, methodical AND creative problem solver committed to driving quality forward
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle, testing methodologies, QA terminology and processes
  • iOS and MacOS familiarity
  • Familiarity with basic UNIX commands a plus
  • Proven bug detection, isolation, and regression skills
  • Experience with video/film editing recommended
  • Experience with Machine Learning and/or Computer Vision preferred
  • Experience with AR/VR authoring suggested
  • Experience in Motion Graphics valued
  • Active user of film/video as communication in a classroom setting and/or social media
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills (oral, written and interpersonal)
  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Inquisitive and persistent problem solver
  • 3+ years experience as a QA engineer
  • Scripting knowledge a plus (Swift, Python, Javascript, etc.)


In this role, you will be responsible for planning, crafting, maintaining and executing test cases with minimal direction. Your ability to free test, without scripts and tools, will be paramount. Report bugs with impeccable isolation and regression techniques will be the key to your success. The role requires to balance a wide variety of deliverables that will rely on your talent for managing priorities and communicating progress and risk optimally and systematically. Your ongoing curiosity and dedication to self-education in video technologies as well as new testing techniques is what will set you apart. You will be working closely with other team members to help coordinate cross-functional test efforts. You will be in continual dialogue with Engineering and Design as products evolve and you will need to have empathy for users so you can effectively advocate on their behalf. The ability to streamline processes for data collection and systematically parse large data sets will be a huge plus.

Education & Experience

3+ years of experience in product QA environments or relevant experience in a similar field. Additional training in either scripting languages or video editing preferred

Additional Requirements