Software Localization Quality - Engineering Manager - Japan

Minato, Tokyo-to, Japan
Software and Services


Role Number:200553225
Our Software Localization Quality Engineering Team in Tokyo is looking for a proven leader to play an important part in revolutionizing how people use their Apple Software. Are you passionate about ensuring the highest quality Localized Software and Siri experience for Apple users throughout the world? Do you want to collaborate closely with teams across Apple Software Engineering to improve Apple’s Software and Siri experience? Apple's Localization Engineering Team is seeking a high-energy and detail-oriented Software Quality Engineer Manager of Localization to implement, drive and organize Software and Siri testing across various languages, locales and features, and to play a central role in ensuring the best Software and Siri experience for our worldwide customers. We are looking for someone with the ambition to manage and grow our automation and test teams in a highly efficient way, and to make sure we get the best possible results in the given time frames. The ideal candidate is passionate about software quality, tools, automation, and general management, and be able to optimize across resources, automation, risk and time to deliver the best software testing in the world, on schedule.


You and your team will be responsible for ensuring that testing for various features across a variety of software platforms, languages and locales is conducted with the highest quality and efficiency under time constraints. - Grow and develop your team and colleagues - Create Quality Test Plans - Prioritize tasks, automation and juggle resources to meet deadlines - Guide Testers through their daily projects - Keep track of progress and completion of tasks - Escalate any issues that may effect deadlines or block testing - Suggest solutions when workload exceeds capacity - Report test results to management and to executives You and your team will work closely with Engineering, Project Management and Quality teams across the world to ensure you have all the information necessary to setup, valid, test and gather advanced information on upcoming features, functionality, and localization.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent English and Japanese communication and team leadership skills
  • Strong knowledge of testing methodologies, QA mindset, and Software Engineering processes
  • Self-motivated and proactive with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent context switching and changing priorities
  • Ability to independently learn new technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results on time and with high quality
  • In-depth knowledge of Apple’s Software and Siri technology
  • 5+ years of QA Engineering or Software Engineering experience

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with large scale client software features, with software localization, and with mobile devices is a plus.

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements