AR/VR Audio Triage Engineer

Seattle, Washington, United States


Role Number:200443292
Weʼre a diverse collection of problem solvers and doers, continually reimagining what is possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Air Pods as well as with services, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it! We are looking for an AR/VR Audio Software Triage Engineer with a strong technical and programming background to help screen, triage and debug incoming issues for our teams. Experience in development and debugging of large software systems and/or significant components of such systems is desired. Experience with audio/media playback and AR/VR platforms is helpful.

Key Qualifications

  • Shown experience with debugging an audio or realtime software system.
  • Experience with and understanding of real-time multithreaded programming systems;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of spatial audio, 3D audio, or acoustics.


The successful candidate for this role is a team-oriented professional with excellent communication skills and is comfortable in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate has experience working on embedded or mobile systems, and has worked as part of a team implementing audio playback or real-time processing. The candidate will triage incoming bugs, analyze logs, reproduce issues and help determine priority of problems, while identifying emerging trends across the reported issues. The candidate will develop scripts and automate the core functions of screening and triaging the problems. The ideal candidate will also be able to make software changes to address issues and enhance existing functionality and diagnostic capabilities. The ideal candidate has experience in systems-level programming with an understanding of audio or real-time components. The candidate will be on the front line of triaging reported issues for the team and will need to quickly and efficiently analyze and debug the problems for further disposition.

Education & Experience

B.S. or M.S. in EE/CS or equivalent domain experience with a strong focus in software engineering.

Additional Requirements

  • Desired, but not required:
  • Experience with Xcode and the iOS/macOS development toolchain.
  • Development experience with ARM processors
  • Experience with game audio engines like Wwise or Fmod, or DAW applications like Logic
  • Pro, Pro Tools, etc.

Pay & Benefits