Automation Lab Engineer

Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan


Role Number:200404137
Are you looking for a great opportunity to work in a dynamic team, working on both software and hardware, passionate about delivering the best experience on the Mac? The Mac System Quality team is looking for a highly versatile, multi-skilled lab engineer to be responsible for the HW infrastructure that powers our automation system, on a fleet of hundreds of Apple devices used in a centralized, automated test system!

Key Qualifications

  • Highly organized and detailed. Experience in managing lab operations is plus.
  • Highly passionate about achieving results in a fast paced work environment with multiple demanding deadlines.
  • Skilled in assembling, building test fixtures for automation. Experience with CAD and 3D printing is a plus.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting black-box systems.
  • Excellent teamwork. Experienced with breaking down tasks and delegating in a team.
  • Excellent problem solving skills. Experienced in tackling immediate problems and develop wider changes.
  • Quick learner.
  • Good communication skills in written English and spoken Japanese language.


Your primary focus will be building, maintaining, and operating our automation engineering lab in Tokyo. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: - Purchasing equipment, automation components. - Printing 3D test fixtures and assembling fixtures for automation. - Organizing the lab so that operations are efficient. - Maintaining hundreds of Apple devices, peripherals and automation fixtures in the lab. - Ensuring devices and automation systems are up and available for testing. - Debugging and solving device hardware, software, automation failures. You will take an active role helping us analyze problems related to automation using existing tools, propose new approaches and develop practical solutions to make managing automation and devices more efficient and robust.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • - Scripting skills (Python preferred)
  • - Experience with mechatronics / robotics
  • - Experience with troubleshooting computing system, network, client-server system.
  • - Experience with mission critical operation.
  • - Experience with inventory management.
  • 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 applicant.
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.