Senior Software QA Engineer. Apple Media Products.

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200428998
The Apple Media Products Engineering team is one of the most exciting examples of Apple’s long-held passion for combining art and technology. These are the people who power the App Store, Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple Books. And they do it on a massive scale, meeting Apple’s high expectations with high performance to deliver a huge variety of entertainment in over 35 languages to more than 150 countries. These engineers build secure, end-to-end solutions. They develop the custom software used to process all the creative work, the tools that providers use to deliver that media, all the server-side systems, and the APIs for many Apple services. Thanks to Apple’s unique integration of hardware, software, and services, engineers here partner to get behind a single unified vision. That vision always includes a deep commitment to strengthening Apple’s privacy policy, one of Apple’s core values. Although services are a bigger part of Apple’s business than ever before, these teams remain small, nimble, and cross-functional, offering greater exposure to the array of opportunities here. We are looking for a highly motivated, detail oriented QA Engineer to join our team. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment, have a passion for ensuring high quality user-focused design, and think you have what we’re looking for, come join us!

Key Qualifications

  • Proven experience black box/white box testing Client-Server products
  • Solid understanding of internet protocols, web proxies, caching and other Web related fundamentals
  • Thorough knowledge of testing on MacOS, iOS, and Windows platforms
  • Strong knowledge of the Store and available content types.
  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Dedication to user-focused design & high quality technology
  • Strong commitment to technical quality assurance as a key part of the software development cycle
  • Willingness to work cross-functionally with other teams to make all products and deployments seamless for our customers
  • Ability to lead projects and contribute as part of a team

Description

The AMP Quality Team is looking for a Software Quality Assurance Engineer to join our group in a black box/white box role. Responsibilities include; performing functional, regression, ad-hoc and compatibility testing of the Editorial systems for our services and writing test case automation while working closely with other teams. Day to day work involves bug reporting and isolation, test plan documentation, writing test case automation and working closely with other teams (engineering, project management, etc.). This position demands a self-motivated individual with strong technical and communication skills who can contribute in a team environment.

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree or 5 years relevant experience

Additional Requirements

  • Be extremely familiar with testing server-side software
  • Have a good understanding of how CMS systems work
  • Possess exceptional analytical skills in test case design and bug diagnosis
  • Be dynamic and prepared to test/regress a high volume of changes on a day-to-day basis
  • Demonstrate excellent bug reporting skills and the ability to communicate clearly with third parties
  • Candidate should possess the ability to implement automated tests using Python, Scala and/or Javascript in existing frameworks
  • Have the desire to perform end to end black box testing with a keen focus on the customer experience.