Software Engineer - Core Accessories

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

Summary

Posted: Oct 26, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114401712
Are you a big-picture thinker who loves setting ambitious goals? Do you have a passion for understanding how each line of code affects all the others? In the Core Operating Systems group, you’ll ensure the OS is inseparable from each device’s identity as a whole. That’s because this group is committed to building fully integrated operating systems that combine hardware, software, and apps into a single Apple experience. Your dedication to cross-disciplinary collaboration will help develop groundbreaking technologies, such as iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. By crafting these distinct, holistic user experiences, you’ll continue to uphold and advance the excellence people expect from Apple devices. The Core Accessories team is looking for a software engineer to work on Apple platforms; iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS. You will be expected to design and implement platform level features as related to Lightning and Smart Connector based accessories. Some examples of these accessories include Apple's Camera Connection Kit and Smart Battery Case; additionally support for CarPlay and MFi (Made For iOS) authentication and standards. In addition, you will be expected to interact on a cross functional level with multiple teams with a critical influence on hardware and software design.

Key Qualifications

  • Fluent in C
  • Experience writing OS level code

Description

This is a highly challenging role and a successful candidate should have an appreciation for the amount of effort that goes in to delivering best-in-class functionality for the hottest devices on the planet.

Education & Experience

BS CS/CE/EE (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements

  • Preferred Experience:
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules
  • Experience developing daemons / interprocess communications
  • Experience developing device drivers