Accessibility Software Quality Engineer - Physical & Motor

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200209686
Do you want to shape the future of technology and accessibility? Are you interested in improving the lives of people with disabilities? Apple’s Accessibility Software Engineering Department is seeking a talented tester to qualify industry-leading assistive technologies, while ensuring our mainstream software products maintain world-class levels of usability and performance for customers with accessibility needs. We are seeking a candidate with significant experience in quality assurance testing and knowledge of modern assistive technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • You are comfortable writing technical bug reports and comprehensive test plans.
  • You have experience using command line interface to collect logs and diagnose problems.
  • Your written and technical communication skills are excellent.
  • You are upbeat, adaptable, and results-oriented.
  • You have a track record of working cross-functionally as a problem solver.
  • You have a proactive approach to tasks that demonstrates self-motivation and critical thinking capabilities.
  • You have experience prioritizing, tracking, and driving initiatives on a daily basis.
  • You are committed to Apple’s vision of supporting the accessibility community.


In this role, you will join the team that builds Apple’s world renowned accessibility products. We focus on testing accessibility technology and collaborating with cross-functional teams inside Apple to ensure our platforms and related features are accessible. You will focus on testing products such as Switch Control, Voice Control, Pointer Control, AssistiveTouch and Accessibility Keyboard. We will ask you to use our products as an assistive technology customer; analyze bugs across software components; test new software and hardware features; document testing in test suites; perform acceptance and integration testing on daily software releases; and find new and creative solutions for challenging accessibility problems that will surprise and delight people of all abilities!

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, or relevant work experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Bonus Skills (Desired, but not strictly required)
  • - Deep knowledge of various assistive technology features, especially Apple’s.
  • - Fluency in multiple spoken languages.
  • - Experience using bluetooth switches, power wheelchair joysticks, mouth wands, or other similar assistive technologies
  • You will be working with a team of smart, creative, and dedicated individuals, in an engaging and fast-paced environment. If you’re ready to do the best, most rewarding work of your life, come join the team!