Audio Software Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200120092
At Apple, new ideas have a way of quickly becoming extraordinary products, services and customer experiences. Sound is an essential and compelling facet of the customer experience - Apple has assembled a world-class Acoustics team that enables our customers to experience music with delight, communicate with clarity and appreciate our products without disturbance from noise. In Apple Acoustics we work with obsessive attention to detail, directly contributing to products that ship to millions of people around the world. The Audio Product and Home Acoustics team is responsible for the acoustic design and overall audio quality of the EarPod, AirPod and HomePod product lines. We are motivated to share our love of audio so that anyone can be moved by sound the way that we are. We are a diverse team having expertise in acoustic design and integration, algorithm prototyping, critical listening and hearing science. We work daily with multi-functional teams to find innovative solutions to complex engineering issues. We are searching for a software developer to pioneer new features in the hearing health space.

Key Qualifications

  • Ideally, 3+ years of software development experience
  • Self-directed, creative individual with ability to rapidly prototype UI/UX concepts
  • Experience in Xcode using Swift / Objective-C / C++
  • Understanding of iOS/watchOS/macOS application development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with version control and team collaboration tools
  • Writing apps using AVAudioEngine or similar audio frameworks
  • Experience in C/C++, Python, Bash, AppleScript
  • Understanding of different classes of testing: e.g. unit test, functional test, stress test


Within this role, you will be applying your creativity in the development of prototypes and product features. You will be responsible for architecting and integrating software solutions for first party applications. As part of our team, you will be developing test plans and working closely with QA to ensure a high degree of quality.

Education & Experience

Most of our engineers have advanced degrees in Computer Science, Signal Processing or an equivalent field, but if you’ve followed a different path to expertise in audio software development, we still want to hear from you. Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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