Xcode Frameworks Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200229582
The Xcode team is seeking a creative and highly motivated engineer to help design and build next generation collaboration features. We provide industry-leading tools to develop software for Apple’s innovative iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS platforms, and as a member of our team you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to apply personal experience to enhance and augment the tools millions of developers use every day.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Objective-C and/or Swift
  • Knowledge of designing and developing client-service architectures and APIs
  • Passion for software maintainability, organization, testability, and readability
  • Established history of leadership and self-direction
  • Highly developed problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Able and interested to help mentor other engineers


In this role, you will be responsible for driving the architectural vision of some of Xcode’s core workflows. You will develop and shepherd new features, host technical design discussions, conduct API reviews, and work closely with management to understand and prioritise issues, feature investments and refactoring efforts. You approach problems with an eye for modern, modular design patterns, and appreciate the values of approachable code and good documentation. Ideal candidates will have a strong passion for software development, a thorough understanding of computer science fundamentals, and demonstrated experience in technical leadership, including a passion for mentoring and growing more junior engineers on the team. You’ll join a team based in Cupertino, California. You also will work closely with the larger developer tools organization colocated with us. Our team has a wide range of experience. We will consider non-US applicants and are open to exploring visa options, provide relocation assistance, and offer excellent benefits.

Education & Experience

BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • • Experience authoring developer-facing software, including tools, libraries or SDKs
  • • Experience developing software using Xcode
  • • Comfortable with conducting design meetings/reviews
  • • Comfortable with large, established and complex codebases
  • • Deep expertise with concurrency and distributed systems
  • • If possible, we’d love to see an example of your relevant work, such as a personal project or open source contribution