Engineer, Mac OS Installation

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


Posted: Jan 17, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200015596
The System Applications team is looking for an experienced engineer / architect, working on the macOS Installation stack, Software Update, and Internet Recovery.

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience in software development
  • macOS or iOS development experience
  • Good understanding of operating systems architecture


The macOS Installer Team are looking for a generalist engineer to help us deliver macOS to our customers. We are responsible for highly visible UI, system frameworks, and low level components that interact with the boot process. We are looking for an individual to contribute to the design and implementation of our next generation of our software. Additional success factors include detailed knowledge of filesystems, macOS app development, and performance optimization techniques. You will join a hands-on development team that fosters creativity and generates novel solutions to deliver engineering excellence. We partner with a variety of cross and multi-functional team members from a diverse array of groups across the company Are you deeply accountable for your work? Your passion for product ownership and track record of product development will prove critical to your success on our team. You will prioritize tasks with rapid development cycles, remain flexible and calm in the face of uncertainty, and drive vendors to deliver excellent results for time-critical issues. Be ready to make something great when you come here. Dynamic, inspiring people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with our products and services. The same passion for innovation also applies to our business practices - strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. You should join the Apple macOS Installer Team if you want to help deliver the next amazing Apple product. You have excellent judgment and integrity with the ability to make timely and sound decisions Excellent writing and interpersonal skills Ability to stay focused and prioritize a heavy workload while achieving exceptional quality You are upbeat, adaptable, and results oriented with a positive attitude You bring passion and dedication to your job and are committed to our vision and supporting the developer community

Education & Experience

BS CS/CE or equivalent

Additional Requirements