iOS Software Manager - SpringBoard Wallpapers

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200467141
The iPhone revolutionized how people live, communicate, and connect. Come help transform how more than a billion people make their most personal device uniquely theirs. We’re looking for a creative, customer-focused, technical manager to drive the iOS Wallpaper experience. Our team (iOS System Spaces) is responsible for a significant portion of the iOS system experience including wallpapers, lock screen, home screen, and control center! Come work with a fantastic team of engineers, world class designers, and an incredibly strong set of peers to deliver the best mobile experience on the planet!

Key Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of modern software development methodologies, architecture, and design
  • Open-minded with strong collaboration skills
  • You will be learning constantly and collaborating extensively with peer teams, designers, teams across apple, and senior leaders
  • Charismatic leader capable of inspiring your team and others to action
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and communications skills
  • Ability to think laterally and ask incisive (and sometimes foolish) questions
  • Open-minded with strong collaboration skills
  • Experience developing with UIKit, SwiftUI, or other application frameworks


We’re looking for someone passionate about taking iOS to the next level. You will lead the team at the forefront of personal customization for the most popular software platform to ever exist. Wallpapers are a critical component of the new iOS Lock Screen experience shipped in iOS 16 and this team is responsible for the infrastructure that powers them. Make no mistake, this job has challenges. If you’re not *exceedingly* passionate about building the best mobile experience, this role is not right for you. Our team is here to make a difference. To “put a ding in the universe,” and that’s not easy. You’ll be expected to push the envelope. To ship compelling designs at the very edge of what’s technically possible. To challenge your engineers, peers, manager, and various senior leaders to push things forward. You’ll have a voice in the room as critical decisions are made that will affect, impact, and improve the day-to-day lives of countless individuals.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred.

Additional Requirements

  • Nice to Have (but not required):
  • Prior experience developing API/SPI as an extensible platform
  • Deep knowledge of Metal or other graphics frameworks

Pay & Benefits