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Software Image Quality Engineer



Quality Assurance
Cupertino, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200548848
Imagine what you could do here! The people here at Apple don’t just build products — we craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that supports the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The Creativity Apps team is looking for a software Image Quality Integrity Engineer with photos, video editing background to contribute to the production of innovative tools for creative professionals, video makers and visual storytellers. It requires a highly proactive individual with strong creative, technical and analytic skills and passion for new technologies related to computer vision/on device machine learning.


In this role, you will be responsible for planning, designing, maintaining and executing test cases with minimal direction. Your ability to free test, without scripts and tools, will be paramount. Report bugs with outstanding isolation and regression techniques will be the key to your success. This role requires balancing a wide variety of deliverables that will rely on your talent for managing priorities and communicating progress and risks effectively and systematically. Your ongoing curiosity and dedication to self-education in video technologies as well as new testing techniques is what will set you apart. You will be working closely with other team members to help coordinate multi-functional test efforts. You will be in continual dialogue with Engineering and Design as products evolve and you will need to have compassion for users so you can effectively advocate on their behalf. The ability to streamline processes for data collection and systematically parse large data sets will be a huge plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years of proven experience as a professional photographer in a competitive industry
  • Experience with digital photography, video with a deep understanding of photography: Exposure settings, WB, depth-of-field, bokeh, sharpening, denoising, HDR, etc.
  • Understanding of subjective/objective image quality evaluation, and color science concepts
  • Develop a testing methodology to gather input on subjective image/video quality changes
  • Designing and conducting experiments, Iterating through various parameters to optimize image/video quality
  • Competency in applying photographic best practices and techniques
  • Have some understanding of computational photography and machine learning
  • Proficient with Image editing software
  • QA Engineer experience is highly desired

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

  • - Analytical, methodical, inquisitive and persistent problem solver committed to driving quality forward
  • - Proficient at balancing multiple efforts simultaneously and meeting strict deadlines
  • - Can extract user scenarios from software feature descriptions and requirements to translate them into effective test plans and cases.
  • - Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • - Ability to abstract technical details and effectively communicate to audiences at different levels
  • - iOS and macOS familiarity
  • - Understanding of UX principals

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.