Debugger Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200311412
The LLDB team within Apple’s Developer Tools organization is looking for an engineer to work on the debugger. LLDB is a core part of Apple's developer tools, used internally to debug Apple's software stack and externally by millions of developers. Our team works across many different organizations to deliver a state-of-the-art debugging experience to all our users. You will be working as part of a highly skilled engineering organization in the exploration, design, and implementation of new ideas that will drive the future of Apple’s technology and tools. We strive to build a diverse, balanced and dynamic environment. Far more than any specific experience or skill, we are looking for engineers who are passionate about developer tools and want to enable others to develop amazing applications.

Key Qualifications

  • Proficiency with system level programming, preferably in C++
  • Passion for crafting software and tools


As part of the LLDB team you will work with experienced engineerings to drive features and improvements in the debugger and its surrounding technologies. You’ll collaborate with a variety of teams at Apple working on different layers of the software stack to help shape the future of debugging on our platform. You’ll work closely with the teams working on the operating system and other parts of the toolchains. Your responsibilities will range from supporting new hardware and platforms to developing features to make debugging even better. Most of your work will be open source on ( ( and ( ( where you’ll collaborate with the LLVM and Swift communities. You’ll join a team based in Cupertino, California. You will work closely with the larger developer tools organization colocated with us. New team members quickly get to own a part of the debugger and develop independence in their work. We will consider non-US applicants and are open to exploring visa options, provide relocation assistance, and offer excellent benefits.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • • Familiarity with compiler, debugger, or operating system internals
  • • Attention to detail and the ability to reason about complex interactions between different components
  • • Ability to work efficiently across organizational boundaries