Software Developer in Test, File Systems

Cupertino, California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200552689
The Local File Systems QA team within Apple's Core OS organization is looking for a talented and inspired Quality Engineer to work on the Local File Systems Quality Team. The team is responsible for validation and support of file systems on all platforms. This position’s primary focus will be supporting The APFS file system, but an understanding of our teams other deliverables will also be required. Successful candidates will work hands-on with a team of quality engineers on the validation of new features, protocols, and hardware, as well as provide world-class support for existing deployments.


You will join a dynamic team responsible for qualifying the latest Apple Products with a focus on file systems. We work hand in hand with the Software Engineering teams to support code changes, focusing on increasing the depth and breadth of related tests in both an automated and hands on manner. The successful candidate will drive both documented and adhoc testing to ensure high quality releases for all our products. Core Responsibilities Include: Drive the validation of file system changes on a weekly basis in the automation racks Run and analyze weekly automated test executions. Write and review Test Plans for all file system operations. Lab hardware setup and maintenance Collaborate with development teams to help root cause issues found in test and verification of fixes Write test software to address new features or changes in operational code Work with team members to incorporate testing enhancements for efficiency.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • A solid understanding of QA testing methodologies and practices preferred.
  • Excellent understanding and ability in a scripting language such as Python, Bash, Ruby, LUA, Perl.
  • Familiarity with C
  • Should be able to use scripting ability to create new automation tests.
  • Detail oriented, analytical, and creative problem solver with passion for quality processes
  • Comfortable working in a constantly evolving and dynamic environment and driving top issues to resolution
  • Familiarity with Source Control Management such as svn or git
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with iOS, macOS or other operating systems such as Unix/Linux desirable

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Strong computer science fundamentals required - no matter how you got them.

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.