Senior iOS Frameworks Engineer - HealthKit

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


Role Number:200177040
“I believe, if you zoom out into the future, and you look back, and you ask the question, ‘What was Apple’s greatest contribution to mankind?’ it will be about health.” —Tim Cook, 2019 At Apple, we make products that empower people to improve their health. We’re looking for talented senior iOS developers to join our team to fulfill that mission and expand the health-related capabilities of our various 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/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: Responsibilities • Design and implement new HealthKit APIs for developers • Support other teams that build upon HealthKit such as Health App, ECG, Hearing Health, and Fitness teams • Develop solutions to address unique problems in the Health space such as Health data modeling, data storage efficiency, and data query performance • Collaborate with and advise other teams at Apple • Participate in architecture and code reviews • Build tools as needed to help us ship high quality software • Design and build testable software while working closely with QA

Education & Experience

BS Computer Science or equivalent experience (various experience levels)

Additional Requirements