Applications Engineer, Messages - Apple Vision Pro

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


Role Number:200408561
Apple is where individual imaginations gather together, committing to the values that lead to great work. Every new product we build, service we create, or Apple Store experience we deliver is the result of us making each other’s ideas stronger. That happens because every one of us shares a belief that we can make something wonderful and share it with the world, changing lives for the better. It’s the diversity of our people and their thinking that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. When we bring everybody in, we can do the best work of our lives. Here, you’ll do more than join something — you’ll add something. Apple Vision Pro is a revolutionary spatial computer that seamlessly blends digital content with your physical space. It will allow us to do the things we love in ways never before possible — all while staying connected to the people around us Apple’s Vision Products Group (VPG) is looking for a Applications Engineer to help meaningfully impact the way people stay connected. Imagine yourself building fundamental applications on top of Apple’s most advanced technologies, while developing your expertise in spatial computing and augmented reality (AR). As a core member of our team, you will leverage and expand your expertise in Apple's app development technologies, while working closely with organizations across Apple (Human Interface, Frameworks, etc.) to design, architect, and implement apps that will delight, inspire, and empower millions of users.

Key Qualifications

  • Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
  • Experience shipping applications for Apple platforms (macOS, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, watchOS).
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals.
  • Detail-oriented approach to solving problems and building new things.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excitement to be part of a fast-paced and diverse organization.


Apps and experiences are at the core of unleashing the potential of spatial computing on Apple's platforms. As a member of our team, you will ideate, develop, and ship groundbreaking experiences that build on top of the unique capabilities of spatial computing and AR across a variety of areas. Our applications engineering team is uniquely positioned at the intersection of design, frameworks, operating systems, and low-level software — by joining us you will work closely with peers across these functions to deliver life-changing products to our customers. The ideal engineer for this role is looking to leverage their experience building apps for Apple's software platforms while growing their skills in a new space. You thrive in a dynamic and agile organization charted with trailblazing the new medium of spatial computing. You love answering questions through prototyping and experimentation, and then translating these answers into shipping code that touches the lives of millions of customers. You focus on the details, treat your work as a reflection of yourself, and look for opportunities to expand your technical knowledge into new domains. You respect debate and enjoy working within groups of different technical and non-technical backgrounds and diverse opinions.

Education & Experience

BS / MS / PhD in Computer Science OR equivalent degree OR equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Optional: Familiarity with 3D graphics APIs or game engines.
  • Optional: Familiarity with AR and/or VR technologies.
  • Optional: 3D math/linear algebra fundamentals.

Pay & Benefits