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Software Integrity (Quality) Engineer, Photos

Software Integrity (Quality) Engineer, Photos

San Diego,California,United States

Software and Services

At Apple you can be your best creative and professional self. The Camera & Photos team is devoted to fusing powerful hardware with exceptional software to enable millions to capture, preserve, and share cherished moments with their loved ones. Upholding the quality that epitomizes the Apple Promise requires a dedicated team of champions, and you could be one of them! The Photos Quality Engineering team is on the hunt for a highly motivated and skilled individual to share in our mission of delivering top-notch photography software. As a crucial collaborator within and across teams, you will help define and ensure the application's quality, from user experience intricacies to low-level data accuracy, both on-device and in the cloud. This is a golden opportunity to apply your innate instincts to the products you already adore!

**Key Qualifications**

+ Minimum 3 years of experience in consumer software test engineering, employing both manual and automated methods.

+ Proficiency in writing and executing efficient test plans; identifying and documenting software and hardware defects; prioritizing, escalating issues to peers and management.

+ Comfortable taking ownership of quality for specific projects & features, proactively resolving issues, cutting through ambiguity with sound judgement and outstanding communication skills, demonstrated through precise and concise articulation in both written and spoken forms.

+ Familiarity with Apple's hardware and software ecosystem.

+ A zeal for delivering quality while adapting and thriving in a dynamic environment.

+ A passion for photography, both still and moving images, and a drive to enhance and celebrate it.


As a seasoned software integrity engineer, your focus will be on functional, regression, and integration testing for the Photos application across our platforms, including macOS and iOS. Within a supportive team, you will autonomously investigate, triage, and escalate hard problems. Daily work focuses on iterative software validation, of existing and new features & technologies, while working closely with others to deliver timely and focused test updates. The work environment demands balancing differing phases of multiple concurrent projects. Accountable for monitoring and triaging automation results. Excellent communication skills are needed due to the extensive collaboration with others.

**Education & Experience**

While formal education credentials are valued, a positive mindset and proven abilities are of greater importance.

**Additional Requirements**

+ Although not mandatory, the following experience and skills will enhance a candidate's suitability for the position:

+ - Demonstrated leadership in guiding a team through the testing and delivery of interdependent features, with a pronounced sense of accountability for the results

+ - Understanding with cloud syncing pipelines and infrastructure is a plus

+ - Proficiency in using common shell commands and a comfort level with CLI-based testing approaches.

+ - Familiarity with Python, XCTest, remote VM testing, and general CI processes.

+ - A high level of comfort in expressing well-thought-out opinions, a meticulous attention to detail, and a commitment to aligning with the overarching vision.

**Pay & Benefits**

+ At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $102,000.00 and $212,200.00, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple’s discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses — including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation.Learn more ( about Apple Benefits.Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

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