Automation Engineering Manager

Austin, TX 78701
  • Job Code
    200278687
Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 26, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200278687

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, an...Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 26, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200278687

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

The people here at Apple don't just craft products - they build the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it.

The Support Technologies Engineering team is seeking an experienced and creative Software Development Automation Manager to design and deliver extraordinary automation solutions for AppleCare. The ideal candidate will combine outstanding managerial expertise with confirmed hands on technical capabilities. You will not only manage a team of Automation Engineers, but also work side by side with technical teams to identify and deliver solutions.

Key Qualifications

  • 6+ years experience developing and/or testing large scale enterprise systems with sophisticated distributed integrations
  • 3+ years of experience leading software / automation engineers
  • Excellent leadership, communication, prioritization, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong background in object oriented designing and architecting automation solutions
  • Strong understanding of performance engineering concepts and tools; influence architecture and design decisions
  • Strong experience on cloud computing, development of test platform as a service.
  • Experience building analytics/reporting platform, generic tools/plugin/utility development for component white-box testing
  • Ability to communicate within the team and cross-functionally
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to act as a technical leader to: increase production uptime through process and automation, increase test coverage through automation, reduce customer-impacting defects, identify high risk/reward opportunities and make informed risk-based decisions improving chances of success and promote software testing standards and mentor engineers in the team
  • Good understanding on continuous deployment systems ind; define branching, tagging, and code merging strategies
  • Familiarity with Automation frameworks such as Selenium and job runner/dashboards such as Jenkins

Description
- Lead hard-working teams responsible for automation, delivery, and support
- Supervise and mentor automation engineers; responsible for their management, evaluation, and career development
- Establish process and ensure all security, availability, confidentiality, and privacy protocols are followed
- Strong technical expertise allowing you to work at the micro or macro level
- Work with customers to define requirements, deliverables, acceptance criteria, and desired end result
- Review and prioritize work to align with corporate and leadership priorities
- Develop product roadmaps and communicate strategy to leadership
- Define product lifecycle methodology with strategies for measurement
- Define technological and platform strategies to ensure streamlined execution
- Work alongside other technical leaders in crafting and chipping in to strategy and direction for your team
- Be an advocate for automation trusting it plays a meaningful role in software development and sustenance
- Passionate about continual improvement
- Be curious and excited to learn new technologies and solutions

Education & Experience
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent related work experience

Additional Requirements

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