Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer, Localization

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200182933
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages 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! We're growing and encourage you to apply. We believe the role would place you in a highly-energized environment working with some of the most hardworking creative individuals in the industry where you would be inspired to share your years of experience along with providing extraordinary support for the team! Join the Apple Media Products Localization team, reporting into our Snr. Program Manager. You will be part of a small team focused on improving Localization QA across all our media products, working closing with engineering, building innovative, long-term solutions as well as identifying and solving today’s problems. A great listener, you can get to the heart of a QA problem quickly and when required you can ‘get the job done’. This role involves applying your skillset to create innovative solutions to challenging problems from scratch by developing tools and test scripts that can operate at the scale of Apple.

Key Qualifications

  • 5-7+ years of experience in software localization or QA on User Interface devices
  • Experience on industry standard automation testing tools and scripting languages (Python, JS, Unix shell, Charles, Git etc.)
  • Xcode and Swift experience is highly regarded
  • Proficient in Unix and terminal scripting and can build a test cases and shell scripts
  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycle, testing methodologies, QA terminology and processes
  • Experience testing in ex-EN languages, preferably speaks a second language
  • Competence working with Apple’s platforms (iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS), familiarity with Apple features, services and terminology
  • A self-starter with passion to do something great and a go-getter attitude
  • Exceptional communication skills that are effective across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to learn quickly and thrive in an ambiguous, dynamic environment with the highest standards of integrity and ethics, while dealing with challenging deadlines and opposing priorities
  • Experience working in Localization and Internationalization a plus


- Working within a small high performing team you will help us create and maintain an automation framework - Working across diverse teams and projects you will identify where we need consistency of approach or where a customized solution will get us to our deadline - You will work as an advocate for our large Localization Project Management team, translating the automation pain points into actionable engineering requirements - You can build testing scripts and tools from scratch to customize high volume testing flows and drive efficiency with your smart scripting solutions - Use your problem solving skills and critical thinking to be an agent of change - Build partnerships across our QA Engineering teams working cross functionally to deliver the best outcomes for our team

Education & Experience

MS CS/CE or equivalent experience in an international QA team.

Additional Requirements