Mac Catalyst Software Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200179275
Do you love the Mac and bringing UI designs to life? Are you excited about the potential of Mac Catalyst to enable new applications? Join AppKit, the Cocoa UI framework team, and help shape the future of macOS applications.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Objective-C or Swift
  • In-depth development experience with UIKit
  • Ability to work collaboratively to improve designs and code
  • Familiarity with macOS UI paradigms, ideally development experience


The AppKit team is responsible for the user interface frameworks that form the heart of macOS applications. Engineers on our team are responsible for and contribute to AppKit, UIKit, and SwiftUI; building and enabling features used across the OS, such as Dark Mode, Mac Catalyst, Touch Bar, Auto Layout, and Services. As a developer on our team, you will use your creativity and insight to improve existing components and bring new user interface concepts to life. You will be responsible for creating and evolving the Objective-C and Swift API that application developers use to build their apps. And you will provide guidance and support for internal and external developers that adopt those APIs. Our team works together closely in an open, collaborative environment – ready to share or discuss ideas, problems, and solutions. We frequently work with a variety of multi-functional teams: from HI (human interface) designers to hardware engineers to technical writers. We encourage curiosity and initiative, and depend on the ability to learn and grow when approaching new features and technology. The technical problems we solve are often challenging, and we play a critical role in making the Mac what it is.

Education & Experience

BS in computer science or equivalent

Additional Requirements