Software Engineer - Video Systems and Performance

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200213472
Imagine what you could do here! At Apple, new insights have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Do you bring passion and dedication to your job? If so, we are looking for individuals like you. We are looking for a motivated engineer to join us to craft the future of video coding and processing. The team develops groundbreaking technologies and systems that enable intelligent and interactive experiences in Apple’s media products, such as Photos, Camera, FaceTime, AirPlay, SideCar, iTunes Store, etc. You will work closely with a group of experts to architect and deliver solutions that will have a huge impact across our platforms.

Key Qualifications

  • Software development experience in one of the following: C, C++, Objective C
  • A deep understanding of multithreaded programming
  • Software optimization experience, leveraging SIMD, GPU or hardware acceleration
  • Strong analytical, programming and debugging skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Upbeat, adaptable, and results oriented with a positive attitude


As a software engineer in this role, you will be responsible for contributing to design and architecture, prototyping and developing new features, profiling and optimizing performance, implementing tools & testing. We're looking for a teammate with proven success in delivering technologies. You will be a critical part of a diverse team, and will thrive in a high energy, time constrained, multitasking environment.

Education & Experience

MS in Computer Science or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Desirable (but not required)
  • Experience with video coding and processing systems (video codecs, formats, containers, etc.)
  • Experience with systems applying machine learning / computer vision
  • Experience in continuous integration and test automation