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Tools and Automation Engineer

Tools and Automation Engineer

Cupertino,California,United States

Software and Services

The Xcode team provides the tools to develop software for Apple’s innovative iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS and VisionOS platforms. Because tools are our products, software engineers on the Xcode team have the unique and rewarding opportunity to apply personal experience to enhance and augment the tools they use everyday. The Xcode team is looking for a detail-oriented and focused Quality Engineer with the curiosity to find bugs and the initiative to get them fixed. This position involves not only ensuring that each of these features work but they also coalesce into a cohesive development environment. This position includes API/Integration testing, manual/LiveOn testing, building test tools, developing automation platforms, and working to continuously improve Xcode and the debugging process.

**Description**

We’re looking for a highly creative, detail-oriented and self-motivated individual, excellent at creating and maintaining tests/tools required and communicating with other teams about the health of their parts of the IDE. You’ll be paired with a tools development team, and work with them to extend their automated testing to help ship a high quality Xcode. You’ll have the opportunity to build shared APIs for testing, and be challenged to come up with testing strategies that maximize coverage of your component with minimal manual intervention. At Apple you’ll find that we: * Provide technical guidance, software architectural review, and mentorship * Have an encouraging and growth-focused workplace culture * Most importantly maintain a healthy work-life balance Additionally, you will: * Identify test scopes and prioritize testing with rapid development cycles * Execute tests with attention to detail and communicate the overall quality to stake holders * Drive teams to resolve issues, championing issues that you think will negatively impact developers

**Minimum Qualifications**

**Key Qualifications**

+ Strong object-oriented programming experience preferably in Objective-C, Swift, Java or Python

+ Excellent troubleshooting skills with a passion for quality

+ Experience in writing automation tests at API, UI, and non-UI levels

+ Collaborative and curious contributor with a proactive communication and demonstrated ability to lead projects

+ Knowledge of complex system level debugging and root cause analysis

+ Comfortable with rapid development release cycles and tight schedules

**Preferred Qualifications**

**Education & Experience**

BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

**Additional Requirements**

+ * Experience in iOS or macOS development using Xcode, is a plus

**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 $136,300 and $248,700, 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 (https://www.apple.com/careers/us/benefits.html) 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.Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088\_EEOC\_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf)

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