Apple Software QA Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Feb 27, 2015
Updated Feb 27, 2015
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Software QA Engineer Interview

Anonymous Employee in Cupertino, CA
Anonymous Employee in Cupertino, CA
Application Details

I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Apple in April 2010.

Interview Details

After I passed a phone screen interview with one of the team members I was contacted to come in for an on site. I was interviewed by 8 SQA Engineers from the team that I would have been working with. They were grouped into 4 pairs of 2 each. A few days later I got a no from the recruiter. For what reason I have no idea as I aced the interview.

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  • There are three boxes, one contains only apples, one contains only oranges, and one contains both apples and oranges. The boxes have been incorrectly labeled such that no label identifies the actual contents of the box it labels. Opening just one box, and without looking in the box, you take out one piece of fruit. By looking at the fruit, how can you immediately label all of the boxes correctly?   View Answers (22)
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    Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cupertino, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Cupertino, CA
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Apple in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    I don't know how the heck they found my resume. I had not even updated my resume in their website. Anyways I got an email from the Hiring recruiter and was followed up with a telephnic interview with the Hiring Manager. The Call went on for 12-15 minutes. The Interview was based neither on my resume and neither too much of technical. It was a general HR round.I was told by the Hiring Manager that the interview process would take about 2 weeks to about 2-3 months. I am still waiting for their response, although its been just 2 days since I gave the interview. All the best folks.!!

    Questions:
    1) Tell me abt urself
    2) where do u see urself after 5 or 10 years in Apple
    3) Few general things abt SAN and fibrechannel as my current job involves them.
    4) do u use apple product and which is ur fav.?
    5) any questions for me

    Interview Questions
    • 1) Tell me abt urself
      2) where do u see urself after 5 or 10 years in Apple
      3) Few general things abt SAN and fibrechannel as my current job involves them.
      4) do u use apple product and which is ur fav.?
      5) any questions for me
       
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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cupertino, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Cupertino, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Apple in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    Couldn't believe I got an interview from a cold online submission - no inside contacts. Everyone was very cool and easygoing, including the hiring manager and HR folks. One 10-minute phone interview with HR, then two days of three 45-minute interviews each, with two people each. No behavioral or abstract logic questions, just job-related stuff (real and imaginary products). Nothing particularly tricky, and it was all conversational.

    Seemed like a great place to work, contrary to what I've heard from some folks, though I've also heard that that depends on the team or manager. All seemed happy, and they all clearly thought their product line was great.

    I got a 'no' after the 2nd round, but would try again in a second.

    Interview Questions
    • Every single interview started with "Why Apple? Why this group?"   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Apple.

    Interview Details

    Head hunt via linkedin, send it CV and apple ireland set a 30 minutes sechduled phone interview. Interview was bit longer and there were 3 apple employees making it.
    Most of the questions were regarding info stated on my CV.
    Very detailed questions on what exactly did i mean with almost every bullet of my CV, explain and give examples.
      Somme questions regarding black box testing and some where regarding white box and automation testing.

    Also been asked what apple products do i use and own.
    The vacancy im applying is
    localization QA tester in Ireland.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at Apple in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Got contacted by hr to set up a telephone screen with an engineer. The interview was all about programming. Have to be a super good programmer even for a testing job. Questions have nothing to do with job descriptions. They didn't put any programming skill requirements in the job description, which is really confusing and misleading.

    Interview Questions
    • array, binary tree, stack, string, hex/decimal/binary conversion   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Apple in February 2011.

    Interview Details

    Interview process was well organized.
    Was interviewed by 10-15 people across the organization.
    Went smoothly

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Software QA Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Apple in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    Asked a simple programming question, recieved the answer and told me I was too slow for what they wanted eventhough i'd been the only one to answer correctly and immediately

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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