Camera - Framework Engineer

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


Posted: Dec 4, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114229089
iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. The seamless integration of software and hardware has led to features like Memories and Portrait Mode which deliver experiences that are magical. The Camera & Photos team focuses on user-experience, utilizing computer vision and image processing through machine learning. Our team works hard on products that ship to millions of people. We are looking for people who want to do the same. The Core Media Capture team provides the capture and camera foundation across iOS and MacOS. We aim to deliver an unsurpassed media experience by combining forward-leaning software techniques with the latest innovations in hardware.

Key Qualifications

  • You have 5+ years of multithreading software development experience.
  • You are proficient in Objective-C, or C/C++.
  • You own API design and maintenance.
  • You possess dev and debug experience on embedded mobile platforms.
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment and can clearly communicate while confidently driving multiple projects across many teams.
  • You are passionate and inquisitive, and seek to solve everyday problems in innovative ways.
  • You focus on details that are meaningful to our customer.


If you consider yourself an engaging and highly-collaborative engineering lead with excellent communication skills, and are comfortable in a dynamic environment, we feel we have a rewarding opportunity for you. We need a strong senior frameworks engineer to implement and maintain a realtime camera capture pipeline. In addition, you ideally have a background in media and have a good working understanding of the various media formats.

Education & Experience

MS/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with Unix/Linux highly desired. Experience in OS X / Darwin is a major plus.
  • Familiarity with H264/JVT, MPEG 4 as well as common media container formats, a plus.
  • Familiarity with A/V compression/decompression, synchronization technology is desired.