Software Development Engineer In Test - Energy Technologies

3+ months agoCupertino, CA


Posted: Sep 10, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200190117

Are you a big-picture problem solver who loves setting results-oriented goals? Do you have a passion for understanding how each line of code affects all the others? In the Core Operating Systems group ensuring the OS is inseparable from each device's identity as a whole. That's because this group is committed to building fully integrated operating systems that combine hardware, software, and apps into a single Apple experience. Your dedication to cross-disciplinary collaboration will help develop groundbreaking technologies, such as iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. By crafting these distinct, holistic user experiences, you'll continue to uphold and advance the excellence people expect from Apple devices. The Core OS Power Technologies organization is looking for a hardworking and passionate software engineer to join our test engineering team. As a critical member of the team, you will be working closely with software technologies in system charging and power management. You will be tightly integrated within these development teams, your responsibilities will span across all phases of software delivery process of Apple's products, from early design to product launch and beyond. Through ownership of the overall test strategy, you'll become intimately familiar with one or more major technologies, taking on responsibilities of test, framework, triage and tool development, along with influencing design decisions.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in software development and test
  • Skilled in test plan development and execution through the software development life cycle
  • Skilled in testing embedded systems and firmware
  • Familiarity with computer architecture and operating systems concepts
  • Demonstrate strong critical thinking, debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent collaborative and communication skills across teams
  • Experience with C / C++ and strong Python programming
  • Familiarity with bug triage
  • Familiarity with charging systems and technologies is a plus
  • Experience with ML, SQL, big data sets is a plus


- Devise and execute a testing strategy for one or more major technologies/features in the energy technologies team - Gain a deep understanding of the design, requirements and architecture within energy tech - Influence inclusion of testability into the software design - Develop and automate unit, functional and system-level tests - Define and drive quality metrics to track progress and improvements - Collaborate cross-functionally with peer test, QA and validation teams across Apple - Assess and represent end-user impact of issues, shaping key product decisions - Explore novel approaches to build new test frameworks, automation and infrastructure to streamline testing

Education & Experience

BS or MS degree in computer science or related field

Additional Requirements

Job ID: apple-200190117