Siri - Server Engineer, Shortcuts

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


Posted: Nov 5, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200006651
Play a part in the next revolution in human-computer interaction. Contribute to a product that is redefining mobile computing. Create groundbreaking technology to provide intelligence around the apps you use every day. Work with the people who created Shortcuts, Siri, and iOS's Proactive intelligence that helps millions of people get things done. Join the Shortcuts team at Apple. The Shortcuts team is looking for Server engineers passionate about building a phenomenal voice experience that makes customers' lives easier. In this role, you'll be part of a small, talented, and motivated team that operates like a startup within Apple. You'll ship code that runs on the devices you use every day and powers products that are critical to the lives of millions of users.

Key Qualifications

  • - 3 or more years of experience with backend services
  • - Knowledge and experience in TypeScript, Java, or C++
  • - Demonstrated ability to write thoughtful, maintainable code.
  • - Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • - Familiarity with iOS Development and tools (Xcode, lldb, Instruments) is a plus
  • - Strong API design knowledge


You will primarily be responsible for implementing new features within a small team that moves quickly. To succeed in this role, you must be a strong programmer and a creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment, working across teams and organizations. You love building an elegant user experience and are passionate about improving productivity on mobile devices. You enjoy learning new things and creating life-changing applications. You are excited about developing new features, as well as maintaining existing code, fixing bugs, and contributing to overall system design. You care deeply about software architecture and writing code that is robust and maintainable for the future. You take the extra step to run your projects through instruments and fine-tune performance to deliver the best experience to users. You know it’s all in the details.

Education & Experience

B.S or M.S in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.

Additional Requirements