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Apple Mac Firmware Quality Engineer in Austin, Texas

Mac Firmware Quality Engineer

Austin,Texas,United States

Software and Services

  • A passion for quality in consumer products

  • Strong understanding of system management via command-line interface

  • Strong Python programming skills with a focus on system management, Python 3 a plus

  • Experience with test development for firmware, device drivers, and/or kernel

  • Experience with development and deployment of automated test suites

  • Proven track record of accomplishing test campaigns on time

  • Proven track record of capturing meaningful test results

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, CE, or EE or equivalent industry experience

  • Familiarity with both Unix and Windows software environments a plus

  • Familiarity with continuous-integration best practices a plus

  • Experience with C/C++ a plus

Description

As a Mac Firmware Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for designing test plans, developing tests and supporting diagnostics, and automating test flows for our firmware test lab. You will collaborate daily with firmware and systems-software engineers to drive workflow changes and test-coverage increases that are critical to ensuring the quality of Apple’s UEFI implementation and its related technologies. Additionally, you will work closely with customer- focused teams to prioritize quality improvements and feature enhancements for future hardware and firmware updates.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science or a related field

Additional Requirements

  • Apply modern software-testing tools and techniques to produce high-value tests

  • Execute existing test plans and work toward developing end-to-end automation

  • Work with firmware and systems-software engineers to create requirements, test plans, and

  • schedules to exercise new hardware and software features and to validate Mac hardware

  • Coordinate with cross-functional test engineering and QA teams to ensure proper test

  • coverage for both unreleased and shipping Mac hardware

  • Identify and escalate quality risk areas during product development

  • Drive improvements and evolve existing test procedures, coverage, frameworks, and tools • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers

  • Monitor and analyze software-performance metrics to ensure system performance is

  • maintained from release to release

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