Static Analysis Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200282584
The Program Analysis team at Apple is looking for exceptional candidates to work on and enhance static 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 software development experience
  • Patient, user-focused decision-making
  • Proficiency in development in one of C++, Swift, Java, or a similar language
  • Knowledge of static analysis or linting techniques (such as symbolic execution, pointer analysis, abstract interpretation, or AST matchers) is not required but is helpful
  • Experience developing iOS or macOS applications is not required but is helpful


This position offers the rare opportunity to build tools that will be used by the millions of developers writing code for Apple platforms! Our past projects include the Clang Static Analyzer and static analysis used by the Swift compiler. 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 programming language designers and operating systems engineers to improve the quality and security of software in Apple’s ecosystem - Build expertise in and responsibility for specific components of Xcode, Swift, and Clang/LLVM Here you’ll find that that we: - Have a peaceful work environment where you can choose when to socialize and when to 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

Education & Experience

B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience Apple’s most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programs. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programs that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products. Apple benefits programs vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace.

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