iOS Keyboard Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200187589
With billions of messages typed everyday, the keyboard is among the most frequently used software applications in the world. We are responsible for the core technologies that power a number of intelligent keyboard features. We’re looking for an outstanding software engineer who first and foremost wants to make a positive impact on our user’s typing experience. You will contribute to new features as well as delivering software with outstanding quality and performance.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven understanding of algorithm design and data structures
  • Strong programming skills utilizing Objective-C, C, or C++
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills
  • Excellent analytical, debugging and problem solving skills
  • Interest or experience with Natural Language Processing or Machine Learning is a plus


As part of the Keyboard Foundation team, you will be responsible for developing and enhancing keyboard features like autocorrection, prediction, text replacements, QuickPath, AutoFill and other intelligent features. You will also be part of our efforts to bring the keyboard to new platforms and new hardware, as well as contributing to improvements in our testing, data collection, and other infrastructure to make sure that keyboard technologies are always at the cutting edge. This is a highly multi-functional team and you will also get the opportunity to work with other teams at Apple such as the Language Intelligence and Proactive Siri teams, who help provide many of the underlying models that power keyboard features.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or related field, preferred.

Additional Requirements