Realtime Engineer - AVConference Foundation

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


Role Number:200155276
Our team is looking for talent who will come shape the future of real time communications here at apple! Our team develops the real time technology that helps people stay connected on all apple platforms (iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS). We work on real-time audio, video and text communication features such as Group FaceTime, FaceTime, Phone Continuity, HomeKit IP Cameras, Wifi-Calling / VoLTE, RTT, Sidecar, Airplay 4K HDR.

Key Qualifications

  • A deep understanding of multithreaded programming
  • Strong communication skills
  • Writes beautiful and readable object-oriented code in C and/or ObjectiveC
  • Develops new features with Unit Tests
  • You are highly motivated and a fast learner
  • Self-driven and thrives when facing open ended tasks
  • You have excellent judgment and integrity, with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • You have an ability to stay focused and prioritize a full workload while achieving extraordinary quality
  • You are upbeat, adaptable, and results oriented with a positive demeanor


As a real-time engineer in this role, you will be responsible for prototyping and developing new features, writing unit tests, contributing to design and architecture, tuning algorithms, analyzing and optimizing performance that will shape the future of real-time communications at apple. We are looking for a collaborative strong software engineer to join our team and drive Apple's real-time communication software.

Education & Experience

B.S or M.S in EE/CE/CS with a strong focus in software engineering

Additional Requirements

  • Nice, but not required:
  • Experience with real-time audio and/or video stack (Voice & Video over IP )
  • Understanding of application level networking technologies and protocols
  • Experience with Cocoa programming
  • Optional experience with common security protocols
  • Agile software development