iOS Developer

San Diego, California, United States


Role Number:200260856
The Human Interface Devices Software team is responsible for delivering internal applications, tools and frameworks for HID devices and sensing technologies. This includes Multi-touch, motion, ambient light sensors, trackpads, cameras, microphones, and other input devices. We work closely with Algorithm, Firmware, Application, and Design teams to deliver an integrated customer experience.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience developing applications and tools for OS X or iOS
  • Experience developing 3D games or working with 3D graphics
  • Comfortable working with AppKit and UIKit
  • Ability to rapidly mock up proposed user experiences and interactions
  • Exposure working with camera or sensor data (e.g. from motion, touch, light, or proximity sensors)
  • Ability to quickly learn new development environments and APIs
  • Comfortable with rapid context switching among several projects
  • Strong C and object-oriented programming skills
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be self directed, analytical, and work well in a team environment


We are looking for someone who is passionate about building tools to help analyze, validate, and collect data from new input technologies under development. In this role, you will be responsible for tools that interface with a wide variety of devices over multiple transport protocols running on multiple platforms.

Education & Experience

BS/MS in CS/CE (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements

  • Experience designing and creating APIs is a plus Experience working with poorly documented, or undocumented, APIs is a plus Experience with basic networking APIs is a plus Experience collaborating with QA teams Experience with simple database technologies (e.g. sqlite) Familiarity with human factors engineering Familiarity with IOKit is a plus
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