Mac Power Validation Engineer

Sunnyvale, California, United States


Role Number:200549763
We are the Mac Systems Quality team, and we are looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented engineer to test and optimize power and power efficiency on all new Mac technologies. As a member of our team, your contributions will drive best in class battery life and also help the environment by improving Mac energy efficiency and reducing the carbon footprint of our products! Do you have an analytical mind and enjoy solving challenging problems in a fast paced and dynamic environment? You can help to drive and improve the quality of future Apple products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every single day. Come join our creative team of engineers working with the latest technologies who are dedicated to keeping Mac innovation the highest in the industry!


In this role, you will be responsible for delivering outstanding battery life and power efficiency to our customers. This involves close collaboration in a cross-functional team of software developers, QA engineers, hardware engineers, and project managers. Responsibilities include: - Driving bug fixes and power optimizations to ensure that all new Mac products meet their battery life and power targets - Collecting, analyzing, and presenting power data on all in-development Mac platforms - Identifying, isolating, and root causing problem areas using debugging and data analysis skills - Designing tests to assess power impact of new HW/SW features - Continuously improving test coverage, methodology, and efficiency

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Understanding of computer architecture, operating system concepts, EE fundamentals, and concepts of power consumption and power management
  • Ability to dive deep technically, learn new technologies, and understand the small technical nuances of a system
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience presenting data to cross-functional teams and/or management
  • Experience in test planning, validation, uncovering issues, and driving issues to resolution with engineering teams
  • Coding and scripting experience to support basic automation and tool development (Python and shell preferred)

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BSEE/CS or equivalent experience preferred

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • 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. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.