Core Audio System Software Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200068217
As a Core Audio System Software engineer you’ll be responsible for developing audio system software on all of Apple’s platforms including iOS, watchOS, tvOS and MacOS. Your code will be shipped to over one billion active devices and enable next generation of Apple devices, wireless accessories, services, and spatial audio technologies. IMG’s Core Audio team provides audio foundation for various high profile features like Siri, phone calls, Face Time, media capture, playback, and API’s for third party developers to enrich our platforms. We're looking for talented engineers who are passionate about building audio software products for millions of customers and care about overall user experience. You will be pushing the boundaries of audio experience for future technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent software design/programming skills in C++
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented methodologies, multi-threaded programming and operating systems concepts
  • Experience with digital audio
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Experience working with Bluetooth accessories is a plus
  • Knowledge of CoreAudio Framework is helpful as well.
  • 5+ years of experience working with a large software code base


Audio software stack on Apple devices has a considerable complexity and a rich feature set in the way that audio is routed through the system and integrates various hardware pieces. The position will involve developing and improving the software components that are responsible for both running the audio hardware and exposing audio features and capabilities upwards through the system. The work involves close collaboration with hardware driver teams and various Apple technologies including Siri, AirPods, FaceTime and AirPlay.

Education & Experience

BS or MS in CS, EE, or related.

Additional Requirements