Senior Software Engineer, Video Solutions

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200195909
Marcom is Apple’s Global Marketing Communications group. We oversee all of Apple’s advertising and marketing to ensure the flawless development and execution of world-class communications. The Senior Software Engineer, Video Solutions is part of the Special Ops team in the Technical Production Services group. We support Marcom video producers, creatives, and production teams by developing apps that enhance and support our video production efforts. We're looking for someone broadly experienced in software engineering and capable of using a variety of coding languages to achieve the desired objectives. Expertise in Swift/Objective-C are required. Experience in additional languages such as Python, C++, and/or modern web technologies is helpful. It is also highly desirable if you have experience and/or familiarity with video production, signal processing, video codecs, compression, and transcoding technologies. Do you have extensive experience with Apple hardware and software? Do you possess strong experience working with modern consumer and professional video formats and workflows. We're growing and encourage you to apply. We believe the role would place you in a highly-energized environment with some of the most hardworking creative individuals in the industry where you would be inspired to share your years of experience along with providing extraordinary support to the team.

Key Qualifications

  • At least 7 years of software development experience with Swift &/or Objective-C, preferably within a video production environment
  • Advanced experience rapidly developing tools and apps
  • Excellent experience creating workflow automation tools and APIs
  • Strong hands-on experience debugging and analyzing crashes or core dumps
  • Extensive knowledge of streaming technologies and deliverable specs
  • Knowledge of digital video files across modern formats
  • Networking and troubleshooting experience
  • Demonstrated track record of fulfilling commitments and fostering mutual trust with fellow team members


As a member of the Technical Production Services group, you will play a critical role in helping the production team build marketing and training content for Apple’s released and unreleased products. You will provide video engineering expertise for creatives, producers, and technical support teams throughout the production lifecycle. - Develop and implement tools to optimize production workflows and QC process - Anticipate, mitigate, and solve technical video production issues - Research and test the latest in video technologies, including 4K, HLS, HDR-10, Dolby Vision, MPEG2/4, H264/H265, HEVC - Work with internal and external teams to validate and troubleshoot delivery methods - Solve signal processing and technical video production issues - Work closely with our Video Ingest, DIT, Photo Ingest, and Technical Device Management, Compression and Accessibility teams to identify and implement solutions that optimize their workflows - Help producers with technical challenges specific to video production

Education & Experience

- Engineering or equivalent degree, or equivalent work experience preferred

Additional Requirements