Swift Quality Engineer

Apple   •  

Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 28 days ago

Key Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience in engineering or DevOps with demonstrated programming skills: Python, Swift, C++, Groovy are preferred, but fluency in any language, plus an ability to learn as needed is sufficient.
  • You are curious about software and process: Success requires the ability to think critically about how things work and find opportunities for improvements.
  • You have knowledge of how compilers work: This role will revolve around interaction with the compiler and other tools within the development ecosystem, and it is important to understand how they fit together.
  • Ability to investigate and debug difficult problems: This role often requires triaging and troubleshooting multiple complex systems, so you'll need the ability and willingness to dig deep.
  • Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills: In this role, you will need to communicate clearly, and oversee complex tasks among many people.
  • Demonstrate an analytical approach to problem solving and develop an Engineering analysis capability.


In this role, you will buildinfrastructure and tools tosupport and improve the quality of the Swift compiler, as well as crafting tools for streamlining Swift compiler development. You will find opportunities to innovate, and create tools andprocesses to reduce or define away problems. As an example, you might work on improving the pull request testing process for open source changes in GitHub by making it more efficient and adding testing features. In addition to finding technical solutions to problems, you will be involved with coordinating between multiple teams within Apple and the open source community using clear, consistent and timely communication. Some of the keyresponsibilities for this position include: • Identifying areas for improvement in our build and testing tools andinfrastructure. This might also involve analyzing data produced by our testing systems. • Designing newinfrastructure and testing systems tosupport new compiler features or increasedeveloper productivity • Day to day maintenance ofinfrastructure including triage of issues and driving them to resolution • Handling branching strategies across multiple repositories • Communicating, coordinating, and collaborating across multiple teams and with the open source community. This can take many forms. As an example, you will need to collaborate with many partners for scheduling anddistributionof work. You might also collaborate on changes to testing or build systems with members of the open source community.

Education & Experience

B.S. in Computer Science or equivalentexperience

Additional Requirements

  • Any of the following skills are major pluses, but not requirements:
  • • Experience using Git for software development
  • • Experience with continuous integration systems and infrastructure, such as Jenkins or Xcode Server
  • • Experience with Swift, ObjectiveC, C/++, Python, CMake
  • • Interest in or familiarity with concepts in programming languages, compilers, and type theory
  • • Experience contributing to open source projects

Role Number: 200003054