iOS Framework Engineer - HealthKit

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200112128
Health is a diverse, talented, and passionate team working on health features at the center of Apple’s strategy to improve how people manage their health, and are helping our users live healthier lives. We’re looking for talented framework/backend developers to join a small team of highly skilled engineers to realize the mission of the Health team by expanding the capabilities of iOS and other Apple platforms.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience working on developer-facing frameworks or libraries
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve multi-threading and memory issues
  • Experience optimizing applications and profiling throughout the stack
  • Knowledge of iOS programming and one or more Apple technologies such as Grand Central Dispatch, CloudKit, XPC Activity/Services
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. SQLite)
  • Strong Objective-C programming skills
  • Solid understanding of fundamental Computer Science concepts


As a member of the team you’ll have the opportunity to work with experts in their field to expand the functionality of the Health app and HealthKit framework and support the broader health related efforts at Apple. This position requires a self-motivated engineer with strong technical and communication skills to handle responsibilities including: * Designing and implementing new HealthKit APIs for developers * Supporting other teams that build upon HealthKit such as Health App, ECG, Hearing Health, Fitness teams * Develop solutions to address unique problems in the Health space such as Health data modeling, data storage efficiency, data query performance * Communicating ideas to other cross functional teams * Participating in architecture and code reviews * Building internal tools as needed to help ship high quality software

Education & Experience

BS Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Familiarity with Wellness or Medical concepts is a plus