Software Engineer-Photos Knowledge

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


Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number:200379146
Do you have a passion for building the best photo app experience in the world? iPhone is the most popular camera in the world! Seamless integration of software and hardware has delivered magnificent experiences like Photos Memories and Portrait Mode. The Camera & Photos team demonstrate privacy-respecting machine learning technologies to ship emotional experiences to hundreds of millions of users worldwide. We are looking for an exceptional software engineer to develop the foundation on-device infrastructure for the next generation of deeply personal products we deliver. This position will excite and inspire you if you thrive on problems at the intersection of algorithms, performance assessment and optimization techniques, and backend engineering.

Key Qualifications

  • Exceptional problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming
  • Deep understanding of performance assessment and optimization techniques
  • Asynchronous programming
  • Robust applied software methodology, process, and quality skills
  • Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced development team
  • Experience on embedded systems


In this role, you will build a data processing pipeline using an on-device knowledge graph that supports most Camera and Photos experiences. Candidates should have a proven track record that demonstrates innovation, strong collaboration, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for designing high-quality software.

Education & Experience

B.S. / M.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Experience writing Swift/Objective-C applications for iOS or macOS
  • Applied Artificial Intelligence (Data Mining / Machine Learning)
  • Passion for Knowledge Graph