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Apple Quality Engineer — Video Engineering in Cupertino, California

Quality Engineer — Video Engineering

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States


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Posted:Sep 18, 2023

Role Number: 200504600

Imagine the impact you can make! A billion users will use the technologies you helped craft almost daily. At Apple, you will have the opportunity to work on products that are always leaders in the industry and occasionally, change the world! The Video Engineering group is responsible for creating the image/video core technologies used in almost all Apple products and services.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of SQA or related software engineering experience

  • 5+ years of Python and shell scripting experience

  • Familiarity with iOS, Mac OS X, and Unix

  • Basic knowledge of Python, Swift, B&I, source control, and Software life cycles

  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills and have an eye for quality

  • Standout ability of collaboration, communication, and teamwork

  • Proactive, positive, dedicated, inventive, and willing to take challenges

  • Basic knowledge of video codecs, H.264, HEVC, VP9, and AV1

  • Able to work independently and drive projects to closure in a timely manner

  • Minimum of 6+ years of industry experience


DAQ team in Video Engineering is seeking for a strong, experienced, self-motivated automation engineer with a passion for making all Apple product experience the best it can be. You will be working on the latest Apple products, ensuring that the video experience is the best in the world. In this role, the main responsibility will be targeting image & video encode/decode, compression/decompression, ML, and editing/post-processing technologies of all iOS/macOS/tvOS/watchOS/visionOS platforms. You will be partnering R&D engineering teams to ensure the quality of video related Frameworks/FW/Drivers. The daily tasks will include testing new features, validating developer’s check ins before submitting to the OS, creating new test cases, HW test racks maintenance, scripting of test cases, new SoC/HW platform bring up and validation, test strategies and planning, hands-on functional testing, bug triaging/reproducing/debugging/reporting/regression, and execution of automated tests. You will work very closely with both the internal and external cross functional teams to ensure the video codec quality and experience is of the highest level. You should have a strong curiosity about learning new technologies while meeting all deliverables, excellent communication skills, and the ability to drive complex and challenging projects. Strong collaboration with engineering teams and an ability to thrive under pressure, are key skills required to succeed.

Education & Experience

BS or MS degree in EE, CS, or related field

Additional Requirements

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 $132,300 and $241,500, 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.

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