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Systems QA Automation Engineer

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Apple

Cupertino, CA 95014
Call Center & Customer Service
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Systems QA Automation Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States

Software and Services


Posted: Nov 7, 2018

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:

The Hardware Automation Team is looking for a creative and motivated Systems QA Automation Engineer with excellent analytical, programming, problem-solving and communication skills. This position is focused around building automation for AppleWATCH, executing it and analyzing its results. It requires strong technical ownership and attention to detail. Ideally, you should have experience working with consumer-facing products, owning and authoring framework-level automation, and the ability to build mechanical systems with sensors/actuators, and write the software to drive them.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience creating and using robotics/mechatronics to build automated solutions.
  • Experience working with a wide range of sensors and actuators, and building circuits/systems that interface with them.
  • Experience working with development boards like Arduino and Raspberry Pi.
  • Experience developing frameworks from scratch using industry standards.
  • Experience using scripting languages. (preferably Python, JavaScript)
  • Demonstrated ability to own a complete functional area of an application or product.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to solve hard problems with creative and maintainable solutions.
  • Focus on details and strive for product excellence.
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate.


- Build mechanical or robotic automated test systems, incorporating sensors and actuators to interface with Apple products. - Create, modify, and execute tests for hardware/software at the system level. - Be responsible for a technical area and deliver polished automation solutions for it. - Develop and maintain clean test automation frameworks and test cases. - Write test plans and other test documentation as required. - Regress, isolate and report all issues found during testing. - Collaborate with peers, and cross-functionally with other QA teams, Developers, and Project Managers. - Be a vocal proponent for quality internally and externally. - Report status on a regular basis and meet deadlines.

Education & Experience

BS Mechatronics/CE/ECE/EECS or equivalent (MS preferred)

Additional Requirements

  • Nice to have:
  • - SQA or System Test experience, preferably on consumer-facing HW/SW products.
  • - Experience testing wearables or biometric technologies.
  • - Understanding of Control Systems.
  • - In-depth understanding of iOS, OS X, or Unix

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Reference: 569309897