Senior Software Client QA Engineer - Apple Media Products

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200211741
The Apple Media Products Engineering team is one of the most exciting examples of Apple’s long-held passion for combining art and technology. These are the people who power the App Store, Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple Books. And they do it on a massive scale, meeting Apple’s high expectations with high performance to deliver a huge variety of entertainment in over 35 languages to more than 150 countries. These engineers build secure, end-to-end solutions. They develop the custom software used to process all the creative work, the tools that providers use to deliver that media, all the server-side systems, and the APIs for many Apple services. Thanks to Apple’s unique integration of hardware, software, and services, engineers here partner to get behind a single unified vision. That vision always includes a deep commitment to strengthening Apple’s privacy policy, one of Apple’s core values. Although services are a bigger part of Apple’s business than ever before, these teams remain small, nimble, and cross-functional, offering greater exposure to the array of opportunities here. Work and contribute towards the engineering of Apple HomePod technologies in the Apple Media Products (AMP) group at Apple.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience writing automation using Python, JavaScript
  • Experience writing user-level automation for devices (Apple HW and Third-Party HW) a plus
  • Knowledge in SQL, CSS, HTML, JSON a plus
  • Experience with Spark, Hadoop, Kafka or other distributed systems a plus
  • Results-oriented, persistent, and meticulous.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • Strong commitment to technical quality assurance as a key part of the software development cycle. Willingness to work cross-functionally.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Description

The Apple Media Products Analytics QA team is responsible for the Quality and integrity of the data collected and reported on customer experience data. Responsibilities include: writing test descriptions, performing functional and regression tests, writing test case automation while working closely with other teams. We are seeking Client-Data Test Engineers to contribute to product level validation as well as the backend validation of Apple Music Metrics on Apple HW and Third-Party HW. Provide metrics/backend validation testing for features delivered on iOS, macOS, Web and other operating systems Build QA test plans and cases with the goal of 100% automation and reduction of regression test cycles Build test management tools/utilities and enhance existing automation platforms Work closely with cross-functional organizations, project teams and clients to develop test plans, execute test plans and cases, and deliver high quality products Act as a strong advocate for quality in the software development process Identify gaps or inefficiencies in workflows and suggest necessary process improvements Self-motivated and must be able to grasp issues quickly and make educated, critical judgment in the absence of complete requirements Provide project managers with timely and accurate QA status and progress during all testing phases, including summarizing QA results at project conclusion Able to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment Good interpersonal skills and able to work with various cross functional teams to deliver high quality products.

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree or equivalent relevant experience

Additional Requirements