Apple Software Test Engineer - Energy Technologies in Santa Clara Valley, California

Software Test Engineer - Energy Technologies

Job Number: 113208470

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: 17-Jan-2018

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Core OS Energy Technologies team is looking for an exceptionally talented software engineer to join the test engineering team. You will be working with the software teams that understand the hardware, testing and qualifying power management, thermal management, and system charging software. The teams are responsible in all phases of software delivery of Apple’s products, from project inception through product launch. This candidate will be responsible for developing and automating tests around both existing and new features of power management, thermal management and system charging components.

Join a team of talented engineers in a fast-paced and demanding development environment. Take ownership and help create low level testing tools and infrastructure encouraging innovation and inspiring a high standard of quality for Apple’s products.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in a systems software quality assurance team

  • Direct experience with testing embedded systems and software

  • Strong understanding of low level systems software design as it relates to hardware

  • Experience with Python and C programming

  • History of setting aggressive yet attainable goals, and motivating teams to achieve them

  • Evidence of driving technical innovation

  • Passion to dig into and lead the testing of ground-breaking products

  • Demonstrated innovative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent collaborative skills

  • Strong communication skills, both inward and outward


Work side-by-side with system software developers in order to gain a deeper understanding of software architecture, features and drive testability into the design

Devise testing strategy for power management, thermal management and/or system charging technologies

Develop and automate unit, functional and system-level tests

Define and drive quality metrics to improve our technologies

Explore novel approaches to create test frameworks, automation and infrastructure to streamline testing

Collaborate cross-functionally with peer QA and validation teams

Drive quality through assessing end-user impact of issues to influence key product decisions

Be the gate to software delivery by providing insightful customer-oriented feedback on our embedded software


BS or MS degree in computer science or related field

Additional Requirements