Senior Software Engineer, Codec Expert

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


Posted: Jan 14, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114257731
The Maps group is looking for an experienced software engineer to contribute in the design, the implementation and the standardization of compression techniques for heterogeneous multimedia content (e.g., 2D image/video, 3D meshes/point clouds). The ideal candidate will have a strong background in standardization and multimedia compression.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong Experience with MPEG standardization
  • Expert knowledge with point cloud/mesh compression and MPEG video standards
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of computational geometry and experience implementing and optimizing algorithms for 3D graphics data is plus
  • GIS knowledge is a plus


This is an exciting opportunity to work on cutting-edge compression technologies and make contributions to future multimedia compression standards. In this role you will help invent, implement and standardize multimedia codecs that are mission critical for multiple products. You will be challenged to find creative solutions to technically challenging problems. You should feel comfortable working on complex projects, be able to balance short-term and long-term objectives, and be able to communicate and sell technical solutions across all levels of the organization and to external standardization bodies.

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Apple. Apple is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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