Accessibility Software Automation & Tools Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200192681
Are you interested in making the world a better place? Do you want to help influence and build some of Apple’s most important products? Here at Apple we believe that technology is most powerful when it empowers everyone. Our team, Accessibility Design and Quality team is seeking a Software Automation and Tools Engineer to expand the automated test coverage of VoiceOver and other world-class assistive technology products. The ideal candidate will be an experienced programmer interested in learning more about accessibility and Apple's development technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with at least one of the following languages and related development tools: Python, Javascript, C++, Objective C, or Swift.
  • Experience in white-box and black-box testing, automation, command line tools, and test-driven development.
  • Passion for quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Upbeat, adaptable, and results-oriented attitude.
  • Aptitude for independently learning new technologies.
  • Excitement to build software that makes a tangible difference in peoplesʼ lives !


Apple's Accessibility team is looking for a motivated and driven Test Automation Engineer to help test features for vision, hearing, motor and learning challenged users. In our dynamic group, you’ll have the rare and rewarding opportunity to help craft products that improve and enhance the lives of everyone who uses Apple products regardless of differences. The successful candidate will write code ensuring reliability for critical aspects of the accessibility frameworks and applications. You'll be finding new and creative solutions to challenging engineering problems, while working with a team of smart, creative, and dedicated individuals. By authoring user interface testing code, you'll be contributing to the quality of Apple's award-winning accessibility features, including VoiceOver, Switch Control, and Zoom. Critical thinking and the ability to innovate are requirements for this position, however no prior experience with accessibility software is required. You’ll join a small and focused team, but also work closely with the larger Accessibility organization colocated with us. Here you’ll find that we: - Have a wide range of experience, from new engineers to Apple veterans. - Provide a peaceful and rewarding work environment. - Have an encouraging and growth-focused workplace culture. - Offer excellent benefits.

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or relevant work experience.

Additional Requirements

  • - Desired experience with databases and reporting tools
  • - Desired experience with accessibility.