Audio QA Engineer

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Apr 29, 2019

Role Number: 200056780

We're a diverse collection 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 iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices - strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it
Our Technology Development Group is looking for an Audio QA Engineer to work closely with the audio software, acoustic design, and other teams to guide the future of Apple's audio technology and experience.
You should have a background in spatial audio, mobile device / consumer electronics and be familiar with software and hardware release cycles

Key Qualifications

  • You can demonstrate QA skills, including a complete product cycle from inception to customer shipment
  • Experience shipping customer facing products a plus;
  • Experience with creating and maintaining automation tests;
  • Experience with continuous integration and running automation tests;
  • Experience with hardware and/or software development lifecycle;
  • Understanding of Digital Audio, Bluetooth Audio, and Embedded Audio systems;
  • Experience with testing embedded consumer electronics or mobile devices;
  • Ability to work with multi-functional and remote teams to collectively achieve test goals;
  • You have strong written and verbal communication as well as presentation skills;
  • Experience with defect tracking systems (e.g. Jira, Bugzilla, etc.);
  • You are comfortable and adaptable in a dynamic and informal environment;
  • Ability to program or script in Python or other significant programming languages. (Ruby, JavaScript, matlab, etc.);
  • Experience developing/testing on iOS and macOS platforms;
  • Knowledge of media file formats and multichannel audio formats;
  • Experience setting up networks and using network debugging tools

•You will establish testing procedures, using automation where possible, to evaluate audio functionality and quality;
•You will own complete functional areas and be able to define qualification strategies, as well as execute functionality, compatibility, integration and reliability testing;
•You'll have the ability to partner with audio hardware and software teams on new technology products, including cross-functional testing and reporting with other QA teams, developers and project managers;
•Isolate and report defects, and verify fixes through regression testing and other test methodologies
•Contribute to the development of automation tests for macOS and iOS

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

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