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Apple Continues Building iWork Team, Adds New Job Listings

Apple has been beefing up its iWork team since early February, and has posted several new job listings in recent weeks.

The latest job posting, which was added this morning, seeks a software QA engineer. As noted by Apple Bitch (via AppleInsider) the position specifies that the engineer will work on “the next generation of Desktop, Mobile, and Web application/services.”

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Apple is currently hiring a number of employees for its iWork team, including three QA software engineers, a Production Specialist, a Technical Production Ninja, a Verification Engineer, a Visual Motion Designer, and a HiDPI Image Specialist to focus on Retina displays.

Apple’s iWork suite includes Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, for both iOS and Mac. The software is overdue for an update as it was originally released in 2009 and has seen only minor improvements since that time.

While early iWork job hirings focused on senior software engineers, the newer listings for quality assurance software engineers suggest that the company might be inching closer to releasing a new version of iWork.