Media Streaming Engineer

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200190120
The Interactive Media Group (IMG) is looking for an experienced software engineer to join our Streaming Media team. You will work closely with the Streaming Media team, multi-functional engineering teams within Apple, as well as external partners, to identify, prioritize and resolve software issues. You will also contribute to the design and implementation of new features, functionalities and test coverage. If you are a passionate advocate for customer experience, are detail oriented, and love identifying trends and finding ways to automate workflows, then this is your dream job!

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent programming in a C based language (C / C++ /Objective C)
  • Experience in implementing robust multi-threaded, multi-process and cross-platform software
  • Ability to read through large code-bases without difficulty
  • Software debugging and profiling skills
  • Proficiency with scripting languages
  • Advocate of good software design practices and rigorous implementation


In this role, you will work with a team of experts in streaming technologies and contribute to the CoreMedia, MediaToolbox and AVFoundation frameworks. You will be challenged with a constantly evolving set of problems, identifying their priority and severity, and driving their resolutions, along with other team members, to deliver the next generation of Apple products and services. 
Your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development, from architecture, design and analysis to development, implementation, test design and maintenance. Based on your experience, you will also get the opportunity to lead engineering projects, initiatives and contribute to framework and API design. We care deeply about software security, quality and performance. On that note, you will implement innovative test cases to run in automated clusters and apply creative thinking to find efficient ways of designing better software.

Education & Experience

BS / MS / PhD in Computer Science OR equivalent degree OR equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Nice to have but not required:
  • Knowledge of of media codecs, formats, transports and container protocols
  • Network debugging and troubleshooting skills using tools such as WireShark
  • Experience using systems profiling tools for analyzing and improving software quality and performance