Software Tester II


Sep 11, 2018
Santa Clara , California

Software Tester II (Req# 8817530)
6 Months Contract
Santa Clara, CA

Job Description
The Platform Software team is looking for a Windows test engineer to join an innovative team responsible for ensuring the quality of key firmware and software technologies for the Macintosh product line. Mac Platform Software is responsible for bringing up macOS and Windows on all new Macintosh products, including the development and integration of firmware and systems software for macOS and Windows, the development of platform-level features for the Macintosh, and the leadership of cross-functional debug and optimization efforts across hardware and software teams. 

The Windows Test Engineer is responsible for testing and ensuring the quality of Boot Camp software with shipping and pre-release versions of Microsoft Windows. Primary job responsibilities include: 
  • Creating test plans with development engineers for specific features and Mac hardware programs 
  • Developing test frameworks and harnesses to enable comprehensive component-level test coverage 
  • Developing and executing automated and manual tests to fulfill test plans using the following technologies 
  • Scripted UI 
  • WHQL 
  • Other Windows test automation 
  • Coordinating with cross-functional test engineering and QA teams to ensure adequate test coverage of complex features 
  • Identifying and vocalizing risks areas during product and technology development 
  • Being an advocate for the user, representing the needs of our end user community 

Key Qualifications 
  • It is expected the candidate will meet most of the following requirements for this position 
  • Bachelors/Associates degree in {CS, CE, EE} or a degree plus significant programming experience or equivalent industry experience required 
  • Recent Windows 10 development and/or test automation experience 
  • Experience using boot camp on Macintosh products, or significant experience with Windows systems 
  • Experience with the development and deployment of automated and white-box testing 
  • Experience qualifying device drivers using HLK and/or WHQL 
  • Familiarity with programming and debugging Windows device drivers using the WDF framework using C or C++ 
  • Developing .net utilities and applications using WPF or UWP, experience with XAML and data binding 
  • ACPI, EFI, and the Windows Boot Process 
  • Highly collaborative team environments and a proven ability to grow and leverage a network of peers in a cross functional org 
  • Hands-on approach and willingness to take on new challenges 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
Must have experience: 
  • Must have someone who understands windows systems and window architecture 
  • Total of 5 years of experience in a Windows environment with automation/ testing 
  • .Net is a must have 
  • Needs to have scripting experience (Python, power shell scripting is important)