Realtime Engineer - AVConference Foundation

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


Role Number:200155276
Our team develops the technology that powers real-time audio and video communications features such as Group FaceTime, FaceTime, Sidecar, Airplay 4K HDR, Phone Continuity, HomeKit IP Cameras, Wifi-Calling / VoLTE, and RTT. We support iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Apple's Interactive Media Group (IMG) is looking for a proactive and hardworking engineer to join our team.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills
  • Writes beautiful and readable object-oriented code in C and/or ObjectiveC
  • Embrace Unit Test driven development
  • You are highly motivated, self-directed, 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


We are looking for a strong software engineer to help develop features, write unit tests and maintain the real-time audio and video frameworks that drive Apple's real-time communication software like FaceTime and WifiCalling. As a real-time engineer in this role, you will be responsible for developing features, writing unit tests, contributing to design and architecture, analyzing and optimizing performance, and tuning algorithms for improving audio and video communications experience.

Education & Experience

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

Additional Requirements

  • Nice to have, but not required:
  • Proficiency in multi-threaded development 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