Sr Core Audio Software Engineer

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200555422
Imagine what you could do at Apple! Everyday, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Do you bring passion and dedication to your job? If so, we are looking for individuals like you. The Apple Media Tech (AMT) group is at the center of audio, video, and graphics in Apple’s innovative products, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, AirPods, HomePod, Apple TV and VisionPro. AMT’s Audio team provides the audio foundation for various high profile features like Game Audio, Siri, FaceTime, media capture, playback and API’s for third party developers to enrich our platforms. The team is looking for talented engineers who are passionate about building audio features and products for millions of customers and care about overall user experience. You will revolutionize the audio experience for game and future audio technologies.


As an engineer on the Audio Session team, you will be responsible for developing and supporting software that feeds into media policy engine responsible for rich immersive audio experiences across Apple's various platforms - iOS, watchOS, tvOS and visionOS. AMT’s audio team provides the audio foundation for many high profile features such as Spatial Audio, Siri, FaceTime and media capture and playback. The role involves actively solving problems, helping build out new features and capabilities, and supporting the developer-facing APIs for both first and third party applications. You must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, attention to detail and a knack for solving problems creatively. The fast-paced nature of the job requires that you be able to work well under pressure. We are seeking someone who is passionate about thinking out of the box and building new solutions and technologies for our customers. Our ideal candidate is ready to transition into a management role, leading a small team of engineers focused on developing and maintaining both new and existing features, as well as triaging new issues.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, ideally including time spent as a team lead or manager
  • Solid command of the C/C++ programming language
  • Experience with Swift/Obj-C is strongly desired
  • Experience with systems programming is strongly desired
  • Solid understanding of the development and debugging of multi-threaded software
  • Understanding of digital audio technologies is desirable
  • Experience working with Audio APIs is desirable
  • BS or MS in CS, EE, or related, with a solid understanding of digital audio

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

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.