Core Audio Software Engineer

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


Role Number:200254174
Imagine what you could do at Apple! Everyday, new ideas 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. The Interactive Media Group (IMG) is at the center of audio, video and graphics support in Apple’s innovative products, including the HomePod, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. IMG’s Audio team provides the audio foundation for various high profile features like Spatial Audio, Siri, FaceTime and media capture and playback. As part of the accessories team, your focus would be on Beats audio products and the entire AirPods line, including AirPods Pro and AirPods Max.

Key Qualifications

  • 5 years professional coding experience as a software developer
  • C
  • Ability to find feasibly solutions to problems and successfully implement them


As a member of the DSPLib Algorithm team you will be making significant improvements to a library that is shipping on all our devices with an install base in excess of 2.5 Billion devices. To raise the bar on quality you will be launching a new initiative to consolidate unit testing across our AudioUnits by designing and implementing a new Audio Unit testing strategy / test rig. You will help take us to the next level of quality in terms of lowering the bug count, optimizing CPU and memory performance of our algorithms. Alongside the test development, you will be helping with the design of the DspLib library by adding your own contributions and ideas to things like - Developing and testing environment for AudioUnits - Enabling better quality by finding and fixing issues early - Enforcing API contracts by means of automated testing - Improving of software architecture of our library - Refactors, API extension, CPU, memory optimization, portability optimizations - Responding to feedback from our internal customers - Adding features, fix bugs, try new ideas, answer questions

Education & Experience

Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or other related field.

Additional Requirements

  • C++