Software QA Engineer

Cupertino, CA
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Jennifer Torrens

Job Description:

Our client, a top tech brand is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Enigeneer for their Field Service Diagnostics Engineering team. The ideal candidate will have strong Software Quality Assurance experience to validate Mac / iOS diagnostic and repair tools used in the field service channels. This position requires a passionate and self-motivated individual with QA experience, excellent cross-functional communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to adjust to rapid change.

Key Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of software QA experience or a related field.
  • Possess a solid understanding of software testing and QA methodologies
  • Ability to extract user scenarios from software feature descriptions and requirements to translate them into effective test plans and cases.
  • In-depth familiarity with operating and troubleshooting Apple hardware and software; takeapart and repair experience is a plus.
  • Detail-oriented, highly motivated, and confident in managing and re-prioritizing daily tasks as needed.
  • Curiosity and willingness to deep dive into technical areas as needed, and ability to summarize key points and author clear documentation.
  • Exhibits strong written and verbal communication skills, and thrives in a dynamic, collaborative team environment.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Unix-based systems and command-line tools for interfacing with binaries, debugging, and automation; python or other scripting knowledge is a plus.


  • Create and execute well-structured, end-to-end test plans and test cases by working with developers and interpreting functional specification documents.
  • Use bug-tracking software to report and prioritize issues; work with developers and team leads to understand and pursue issues to resolution.
  • Provide project managers and team leads with timely and accurate QA status and progress during all project testing phases, including summarizing testing results at project conclusion.
  • Collaborate with and provide support to developers, readiness, localization, and other crossfunctional teams.
  • Contribute to initiatives to improve the overall integration and QA process, such as identifying and closing gaps in testing coverage or inefficiencies in workflows.
  • Execute and oversee all activities in a test plan to ensure that objectives are met.

Education & Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience

Client Description:

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by Aquent
  • 401k Plan
  • 24-hours Paid Sick Leave in CA
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