Senior Software Engineering Lead, Video Applications

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


Posted: Mar 6, 2019
Role Number: 113971944
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Video Applications group develops leading media creation apps including Memories, Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, iMovie, Motion, and Clips. The team is looking for a seasoned software engineer to lead the development of new consumer products for iOS.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience developing native iOS applications and frameworks primarily in Swift and/or Objective-C
  • Broad in-depth knowledge of Cocoa frameworks and API’s on iOS
  • Experience consuming data from RESTful web service API’s (CloudKit is a plus)
  • Strong understanding of multi-threaded and asynchronous programming concepts
  • Solid knowledge of software design patterns, best practices, and emerging technologies
  • Passion for writing clean, well factored, and highly reliable code
  • Experience in leading teams, including writing technical specs, delegating tasks, and performing code reviews.


This is an extraordinary opportunity to apply your interest and expertise in building consumer iOS products that reach tens of millions of users. The ideal candidate is a well-rounded software engineer able to design clean API’s and modular frameworks that encapsulate web service interactions, develop demonstration apps with rich user interfaces on iOS to exercise the functionality, and collaborate effectively with application product teams to successfully integrate your work. In this role you will go beyond the norm and demonstrate creativity in problem solving, think dynamically, and adapt quickly to new technical environments. You will be responsible for overseeing a team of developers, managing tasks and timelines, and performing code reviews. You will work closely with our QA, Design, Product, and Project Management teams in delivering world class, quality products that our customers expect. We promote innovation to improve our product performance and stay deeply focused on delighting our users.

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Sciences or Masters degree in Computer Science or related field.

Additional Requirements