HomeKit Protocol Engineer

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200109071
At Apple, we work every single day to craft products that enrich people’s lives. The iOS HomeKit team builds software and frameworks that enable an entire ecosystem of secure and intelligent home products. We are developing technologies and defining experiences that are revolutionizing the way people interact with connected products in their home. The HomeKit protocol team is looking for an experienced software developer that is excited about evolving the HomeKit protocol to support new features, novel experiences, and future transports. In order to create the truly revolutionary connected and intelligent home experience, the HomeKit protocol is being adapted to support new technologies. As part of the larger HomeKit team, you will contribute towards defining how iOS interacts with HomeKit accessories to build your vision of a connected home.

Key Qualifications

  • You are an accomplished coder in C and object-oriented languages, such as C++ or Objective-C
  • You have a well-founded grasp of computer science and software design fundamentals
  • You have comprehensive knowledge of wireless technologies and protocols
  • You value automated testing and continuous integration
  • You have experience shipping real products to customers
  • You thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have a real passion for product quality and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a rapid development cycle with tight schedules
  • You are obsessively passionate and inquisitive, and seek to solve everyday problems in innovative ways
  • Laser-focused on the smallest details that are meaningful to our customers.
  • A genuine passion for consumer devices

Description

You will join a small fun, focused team bringing the HomeKit protocol to the next level. Responsibilities including crafting key aspects of the protocol, architecting software components, and implementing features with a focus on unit testing and continuous integration. The team is highly collaborative and realistic — we value everyone’s input, we love finding innovative solutions, and we prize ourselves on getting things done. There are no egos here, and we work together as a team to collectively find ways to operate more efficiently, to improve quality, and to deliver on the end goal with the highest quality.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements