Dynamic Analysis Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200196052
The Program Analysis team at Apple is looking for exceptional candidates to work on and enhance dynamic analysis tools for detecting bugs and security vulnerabilities. Because our tools are our products, our team has the unique opportunity to improve our own development environment daily as we build software for our millions of users. Our team strives to build a diverse, balanced, and dynamic environment.

Key Qualifications

  • A passion for building innovative and easy-to-use tools for finding bugs, improving code quality, and enhancing the debugging experience
  • Patient, user-focused decision-making
  • Proficiency in C++ development
  • Passion for systems-level programming and security
  • Knowledge of linkers, loaders, and related low-level tools
  • Thorough knowledge of macOS and iOS is helpful
  • Experience with run-time analysis tools (such as Valgrind or LLVM sanitizers) or fuzzing tools is a plus


This position offers the rare opportunity to build tools that will be used by the millions of developers writing code for Apple platforms! Our team’s past projects include Thread Sanitizer, Address Sanitizer, and Main Thread Checker. You’ll join a small and focused team, but also work closely with the software engineering organization within Apple. In your engineering role you will: • Collaborate with teammates through pull requests, in-person conversations, and Slack • Develop new features, fix interesting bugs, write tests, and review your teammates’ code • Help grow strong open-source communities for Swift and Clang/LLVM • Work closely with the developer tools organization we are colocated with to create a great developer experience • Collaborate with operating systems engineers and programming language designers to improve the security and quality of software in Apple’s ecosystem • Build expertise in and responsibility for specific components of Xcode, Swift, and Clang/LLVM Here, you will find that we: • Have a peaceful work environment where you can choose when to socialize and when to close your office door and focus • Provide technical guidance, software architectural review, and mentorship • Have an encouraging and growth-focused workplace culture • Encourage you to use accrued vacation time and maintain a healthy work-life balance • Offer excellent benefits The position is based onsite at Apple's campus in Cupertino, California. International candidates are welcome to apply but will need to relocate; the company will sponsor a visa. You should have skills in multiple of the listed areas, but expertise in all of them is not required.

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements