Developer Publications - Software Engineering Author - App Development and Core Frameworks

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

Summary

Posted: Jun 30, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200071704
In Developer Publications, we teach people to design and build incredible software for Apple’s platforms, including complete beginners starting out with Swift Playgrounds, designers using our Human Interface Guidelines, and expert developers using Xcode. As a Software Engineering Author, you’ll work closely with editors, engineers, designers, and teams across Apple to produce clear, concise, engaging tutorials, sample code, and API reference documentation that reaches millions of developers and helps them craft apps that use the latest Apple technologies to surprise and delight users.

Key Qualifications

  • A real passion for Apple and for helping developers write amazing apps
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience developing apps using Xcode and Swift/Objective-C
  • The ability to interpret complex topics and distill them into clear, simplified prose
  • Superb organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Collaboration skills, with experience working in a cross-team environment
  • Highly motivated and dedicated, with shown critical-thinking capabilities
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and REST APIs a plus
  • Familiarity with Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines, and an understanding of UX/UI design principles a plus

Description

In this role, your responsibilities include: - Diving into the latest software technologies, and exploring how they work by discussing design principles, analyzing engineering specifications, and developing code - Crafting plans for providing extraordinary educational content for a technology - Researching developer needs and producing compelling content to address those needs - Composing documents that teach standard methodologies for using technologies through tutorials, sample code, and API references - Reviewing new APIs for correctness, completeness, clarity, and ease of use, and participating in new API development with various software engineering teams - Taking an active role in developing fascinating, engaging presentations for Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC)

Education & Experience

- Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience - 2-4 years of experience either in software development or writing documents on software development

Additional Requirements