Release Automation Engineer

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services

Summary

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Role Number:200289385
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. If The Release Automation Engineering team provides automation support to ensure a high-quality update experience for our customers across all platforms. As a member of the team the work you do will impact each and every one of our customers! We are seeking an Automation Engineer to help us ensure that our macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS releases continue to be stable, reliable, and bug-free. As a member of our fast-paced group, you will work with groundbreaking technology while enhancing our testing capabilities for new features. You will have a unique and rewarding opportunity to help plan and shape upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every day.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years developing UI automation, preferably in Apple frameworks such as XCTest.
  • Strong programming skills in Python, Swift, and Bash.
  • Experience with Git and codebase management.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with test methodologies (unit testing, integration testing, performance testing, functional testing, etc).
  • Strong passion for quality assurance in software, including experience in finding, investigating, and fixing bugs.
  • Experience with developing test strategies, including writing test plans, test cases, custom tools, and testing architectures.
  • Ability to investigate, debug and triage difficult problems both independently and cooperatively.
  • Highly organized, creative, motivated, and passionate about achieving results.
  • Creative thinker and strong problem solver with meticulous attention to detail.
  • An enthusiasm for user-focused design & high-quality products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate close interaction with development teams, management, and other organizations within Apple.

Description

This position requires a motivated, highly technical engineer to create, maintain, and expand automated UI testing for iOS and macOS. You will help drive our testing capabilities for iOS and macOS, as well as triage the results to find any and all software bugs present before the software ships to customers

Education & Experience

BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

Additional Requirements

  • Familiarity with REST APIs.
  • Experience testing iOS and macOS, finding bugs, and filing bugs.
  • Experience developing with the iOS or macOS SDKs.