Senior Software QA Engineer Apple Media Products.

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200237620
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.

Key Qualifications

  • You are comfortable and adaptable in a dynamic environment.
  • You are strong analytical, problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • You possess excellent verbal and written communication
  • You have a strong dedication to user-focused design & high quality technology Strong commitment to technical quality assurance as a key part of the software development cycle Willingness to work cross-functionally with other teams.
  • You are results-oriented, persistent, and meticulous.
  • You possess a deep understanding of HDFS and other Big Data technologies (e.g. Kafka, Voldemort etc)
  • You have experience with Big Data query tools (e.g. Hive, HDFS, Azkaban)
  • Knowledge in Python, SQL,Scala
  • Experience black box testing Client-Server products
  • Knowledge in Data Quality, Data Profiling and Data Integration tools.


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, and writing test case automation, all while working closely with other teams. We are seeking Data Test Engineers to contribute to validation and verification of all of our back-end processing of this data. Day to day work involves bug reporting and isolation, test plan documentation, writing test case automation and working closely with other teams (engineering, project management, etc.). This position demands a self-motivated individual with strong technical and communication skills who can contribute in a team environment. Possess exceptional analytical skills in test case design and bug diagnosis. Be dynamic and prepared to test/regress a high volume of changes on a day-to-day basis. Demonstrate excellent bug reporting skills and the ability to communicate clearly with third parties. Candidate should possess the ability and/or interest to implement automated tests.

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree or equivalent relevant experience

Additional Requirements