Return to Work- iOS Software Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Not Available


Posted: Jan 7, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114398968
Returning to a career after extended time off? Welcome back — and welcome to Apple. Whether you took time off for your family, military service, education, health, or a personal passion project, we value your entire life experience. After all, Apple’s culture depends on a wide range of talent and perspectives. It’s our diverse collective of thinkers and doers that makes innovation possible. That’s why we created the Apple Return to Work program. It features full-time, paid 17-week returnships that provide mentorship, professional development, and networking opportunities, as well as employee benefits. Eligible applicants will have at least five years of relevant work experience and have taken a career break of two or more years. The Product Integrity group is looking for a Software Engineer with experience in writing code that exercises hardware functionality at an application level. Your contributions will make a pronounced difference to future embedded products. In this role, you will be an individual contributor on the iOS Diagnostics team, developing software solutions for iPhone/iPod/iPad/Apple Watch/Apple TV, creating and maintaining tools used by a variety of teams within the company, and interacting with multiple Contract Manufacturers (CMs).

Key Qualifications

  • C/C++/Python experience
  • Strong debugging ability
  • Unix command line experience
  • Development experience on Unix, Linux, or Mac OS X
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Experience in designing multi-threaded applications
  • Objective-C and Cocoa knowledge is highly desired
  • Experience debugging OS and hardware interaction is a plus


As an iOS Software Engineer you will be responsible for building and maintaining internal software running on all of Apple's current and future iOS embedded devices. You will have responsibilities spanning all aspects of the product development and test cycle: • Developing and debugging applications, protocols, frameworks, and command line utilities for internal use • Maintaining existing apps and tools across software update cycles • Interacting with Hardware, Software, Test, Operations and various other cross- functional teams throughout Apple • Triaging and debugging hardware and software issues on iOS devices • Supporting hardware development builds locally and remotely (travel optional)

Education & Experience

BS/MS CS/CE or relevant work experience required.

Additional Requirements

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