Software Development Engineer - Core OS Biometrics

Prague, Bohemia, Czechia
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200111334
Designing and developing software for hundreds of millions of users. For people who love the products you make. Being surrounded by the most creative, passionate, talented engineers in the industry. Constantly being challenged to go beyond the norm to find new, innovative ways of solving problems and to make software safer, easier, and more fun to use. Not many jobs can offer all of these things. Software Engineering jobs at Apple do, and much more. The Core Biometrics team in Core OS software engineering organization is responsible for development and integration of biometric technologies into iOS and macOS. If you love using Touch ID or Face ID in your Apple device joining our team will give you an opportunity to work on future development of these technologies. We are also involved in Apple Pay architecture and software development. We are looking for a skilled software engineer, capable of both larger scale and detail oriented thinking, with affinity for system level programming and with passion for quality. You will work in a fast paced environment interacting directly with engineering teams within the organization as well as cross functional teams. The nature of the position requires the candidate to have excellent communication skills, strong programming and debugging skills, along with a drive to make a difference.

Key Qualifications

  • We're looking for someone with:
  • Master degree in Computer Science or equivalent skills and extensive programming experience
  • Experience with writing and debugging complex drivers and related frameworks
  • Excellent C and C++ programming skills
  • Experience with Objective-C or Swift
  • Solid OS fundamentals (experience with iOS or macOS as a developer)
  • Creative and critical thinking capabilities and troubleshooting skills
  • High standards of professionalism and a strong sense of responsibility and ownership
  • Excellent teamwork


What you will do: You will help with the architecture and design of biometric technologies for Apple platforms, including iPhone, iPad and Mac. The code you write will run on iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and/or embedded platforms. Bring up biometric technologies on future Apple products. You will work not only with your team, but cross-functionally with teams throughout Apple on different technologies.

Education & Experience

Master degree in Computer Science or equivalent skills

Additional Requirements

  • Ideally, you also have:
  • Experience with kernel and embedded development
  • Passion for test driven development
  • Knowledge of cryptography and data security
  • Proven track record in driving engineering excellence and quality on large scale projects