Beats System QA Engineer Intern - Shenzhen

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200540684
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Just be ready to dream big. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Imaging what you could do here. At Apple, creative ideas have a way of becoming wonderful products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. Beats Engineering is looking for a highly-motivated engineer to drive our multi-functional testing efforts in improving system across all of Beatsʼ family of products. Quality is crucial to the Beats headphones/speaker product experience; in this key role you'll have responsibilities throughout the System, from undertaking investigations into architectural improvements, to driving general analysis, and debugging and resolving individual issues.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with hardware and/or software development lifecycle
  • Experience with defect tracking systems
  • Understanding of Audio fundamentals, Bluetooth, and Embedded Audio systems.
  • Skilled in scripting and designing automated test cases using Python and/or other relevant programming languages
  • Experience with Audio Analyzers and Bluetooth Analyzers.
  • Familiarity with real-time audio handling (sample rates, buffering, PCM, drivers, etc.)
  • Strong ear for sound anomalies and the validation of sound quality
  • Works very well independently, focused and responsible
  • Travel 2-3 weeks/quarter in different labs in CM factories


- Using critical listening skills and audio system knowledge to identify critical issues - Understanding test methods to collect and analyze audio quality - Understanding Bluetooth Technologies - Testing key features of one or more products and/or software updates - Developing test tools, automation and/or other solutions to improve overall product quality - Verify the proper functioning and quality of those features prior to shipping them - Working closely with other team members & test teams to create and implement tests cases - Work closely with development teams, to identify and understand key features and their underlying functionality - Isolate and report defects, and verify fixes through regression testing and other test methodologies

Education & Experience

BS in CS/CE or equivalent (MS preferred)

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.