Sr. CoreOS Power and Performance - Software Quality Engineer

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200263559
Why Apple? We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacular new features for custom applications. Apple has an extraordinary reputation for product quality, and we need your help to keep those high standards for battery life across Apple’s entire ecosystem of products. We're looking for critical thinkers who will play a key role in our engineering process, working in a fast-paced environment across a range of technologies ultimately ensuring all of our devices have best-of-class battery life! In addition to ensuring optimal battery life, we are looking for candidates who desire to qualify groundbreaking hardware and software features that truly scope the future of Apple’s software, hardware and platforms from a systems level perspective.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with Unix based systems
  • Experience with SQL or other database structures
  • 5-10 years experience with test automation and frameworks including scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, or Bash, etc.
  • 3-5 years of proven experience leading cross-functional, technical projects and initiatives
  • Excellent ability to triage and debug problems, QA experience or exposure to good testing methodologies preferred
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills


Responsibilities include: writing and maintaining automated tests of power consumption, system-wide feature validation, as well as post processing and reporting of test results. You will also be responsible for running tests, comparing test results against expectations, and triaging issues. You’ll be continuously working on the next generation of hardware across the entire Apple ecosystem. You'll be running many different tests at a time across many different scenarios and need to keep careful track of the results. You’ll infuse creativity and determination to help us proactively identify new opportunities to improve our workflow though the use of automation, ultimately driving organization wide initiatives to optimize our efficiency and product quality.

Education & Experience

Bachelors or Masters degree in CS/CE 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. Apple benefits programs vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. 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.

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