Cupertino, California


Posted: Jan 4, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200209677
Do you want make a positive impact on the direction of new, key technologies in consumer products? We're seeking a creative and motivated Stability Quality Engineer to join a Systems Quality team working to ensure world-changing products are delivered at a high-quality to all our customers. You will involved from the early stages of a project and will play a critical role in the way we make decisions of releasing those Macs to customers. You will be responsible for planning, writing/developing, and executing system stability tests with an emphasis on hardware-centric software risks and writing and running automation simultaneously on a large number of systems. You will be at the nexus of hardware and software where you work cross-functionally with several engineering and QA teams to identify risk areas and testing responses, and to support engineering investigations. You should have a good instinct for discovering low-level defects in software and hardware. Come join our team!

Key Qualifications

Key Qualifications
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in automation development and/or HW/SW test engineering
  • Experience developing software automation of low-level and user-level UI in scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, Swift or JavaScript.
  • Experience with developing web-based automation frameworks as well as database design
  • Experience presenting data to executives
  • Experience working with pre or post-silicon hardware
  • In-depth knowledge of processor instruction set architecture and microarchitecture
  • Ability to solve hardware systems to component level and perform root-cause analysis
  • Strong knowledge of Unix and Unix shell scripting.
  • Strong communication, written skills, and interpersonal skills (required to establish and maintain inter-departmental relationships)


- Designing and writing on-the-fly automated stress and stability hardware-centric software tests for embedded systems - Managing a rack of systems running a variety of tests and engineering experiments - Identify, reproduce, and isolate bugs found via debugging and performance analysis tools. - Report issues in accordance with Apple bug reporting methods and testing guidelines. - Provide training on a regular basis and mentor others as needed on particular skill set areas

Education & Experience

Education & Experience
- BS EE/CS/CE required; MSc and above desired

Additional Requirements

Additional Requirements
  • Nice to have, not required:
  • - Experience working in factory processes such as burn-in qualification.
  • - Experience writing MacOS or iOS applications. We are looking for someone to build test tools for Mac and iPhone.
  • - Experience with web and database technologies such as MySQL, PHP, jQuery, HTML5, CSS.
  • - Previously built advanced reporting tools like Tableau.
  • - Experience working with large scale log collection tools such as Splunk.
  • - Potential opportunities to build internal web applications for results reporting and dashboard displays.

Cupertino, California

We’re a diverse collective of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, as well as with services, including Apple TV, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. And the same innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it.

Every new product we invent, service we create, or store we open is the result of people working together to make each other’s ideas stronger. That happens here because every one of us strives toward a common goal — creating the best customer experiences. So bring your passion, courage, and original thinking and get ready to share it. This is where your work can make a difference in people’s lives. Including your own.

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