SWE - Software Development Engineer in Test, Core OS

Prague, Bohemia, Czechia
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200275818
The Core OS team is looking for an exceptional engineer to help drive the quality and engineering excellence across iOS and macOS. Working with engineers on firmware, device drivers and frameworks related to human interface devices and sensors will be required. You will have the ability to impact design and implementation of Apple’s embedded and desktop systems. We are looking for someone who can lead the charge on quality for one or more technology areas related to device drivers and/or embedded sensors software. Successful candidate will be capable of getting hands-on with test automation and execution while simultaneously being able to drive overall test planning and quality reporting. You will work in a fast paced environment interacting directly with engineering teams within the organization as well as cross functional teams. The nature of the position requires the candidate to have excellent communication skills, strong technical and debugging skills, along with a drive to make a difference.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with issue/bug tracking systems
  • Experience with C and C++
  • Experience with Python
  • Solid OS fundamentals (experience with iOS and macOS as a developer)
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to ramp up quickly on both new technologies and appropriate existing technologies.
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with computer systems management (monitoring, updates, networking, automation, etc.)
  • Experience with developing testing and automation frameworks
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux kernel and drivers
  • Experience with emulation and virtualization technologies
  • Experience with writing and debugging complex drivers and related frameworks
  • Experience with crafting tests for complex systems and quickly evolving tests environments
  • Experience with performance analysis, stress tests, and scalability assessments
  • Data analysis - Ability to analyze, model and interpret data
  • Demonstrated creative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of robotics and mechatronics a plus
  • Passionate about test driven development
  • Knowledge and implementation of CI/CD systems, tools and technologies
  • Proven track record in driving engineering excellence and quality on large scale projects


Work with an engineering team to design, develop and implement a quality strategy that spans development, integration and end-user quality scenarios. Own an overall quality strategy for technologies. Investigate and analyze issues spanning hardware and software interaction layers. Work with partners to develop emulation and virtualization test strategies in order to scale quality verification for legacy products.

Education & Experience

Master degree in Computer Science or equivalent skills

Additional Requirements

  • Apple’s most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programs. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programs that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.
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  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace.