macOS Applications (Swift) Software Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Nov 13, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 113245155
The Developer Publications Authoring Tools team is looking for an expert software engineer with a real passion for excellent user experience and design. You will thrive in a small team environment, working together to design, implement, and integrate unit-tested software features into complex macOS applications written in Swift.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to develop and ship high quality software products on schedule
  • Command of Swift and Cocoa technologies
  • Experience with Cocoa’s text system on macOS
  • Validated understanding of macOS UI/UX principles
  • Experience developing networked apps that communicate with remote web services
  • Your knowledge of Apple's app testing infrastructure (XCTest, UI Testing, Xcode Server) will be critical to the team.
  • Self-motivated and dedicated with shown creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Tight-knit collaboration
  • Standout colleague
  • You love collaborating with your team.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications.
  • Self-motivated, independent, and dedicated.


We are responsible for developing and supporting critical internal software used to produce developer documentation for Apple-ecosystem and Swift developers around the world. This software enables our writers to author highly structured content in an editor that looks and feels like a first-class word processor. You will have an opportunity to have a direct impact on the evolution of our tools and benefit from rewarding and immediate feedback from our on-site and remote users. Your responsibilities as a contributor will include: - Individual and collaborative design of software architectures and user interfaces conforming to Swift and macOS standard methodologies - You will develop tools and features that achieve current and future authoring needs - Debugging and troubleshooting code individually and in collaboration with multi-functional teams, including server-side, front-end, and QA engineers - You will be maintain unit tests, and participating in peer code review for new features and fixes - Communicating goals, achievements, and technical expertise with the team and multi-functional partners through presentation and written media

Education & Experience

- Equivalent experience or relevant degree

Additional Requirements