Senior iOS Engineer - Home Ecosystem (Frameworks)

Cupertino, California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200546990
Come join Apple’s Home Ecosystem group, where we are crafting new and innovative Home technology and experiences. As a Software Engineer, you will be developing apps, frameworks and daemons on iOS platforms to build ground breaking user experience. We work in a fast-paced environment, where your curiosity and creativity will have an opportunity to shine. You’ll have an opportunity to be a part of every stage of development — from concept phase to deployment, while collaborating cross-functionally across a variety of teams across Apple. We are looking for an engineer who is passionate about building low latency software frameworks and is comfortable working across the stack (applications, user level libraries, communication protocols). You’ll help design, develop and patent the next generation of Apple’s state-of-the-art technologies, experiences and services. Be ready to make something phenomenal when you come here. Dynamic, inspiring people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with our products and services. Come take Apple’s Home software and our ecosystem cameras to the next level.


In this role, you will design and implement new software experiences in close partnership with SW, HW and other disciplines across Apple such as Design, Product Marketing, Privacy, Security, Machine Learning, HomePod and AppleTV. Your passion for technology, privacy, and user experiences will be key to success. This job will drive new features for HomeKit Camera experiences. A proactive attitude to solving problems and ability to closely collaborate with others will be essential in handling responsibilities including: Design, architect and implement new apps, frameworks and daemons, in Swift/Objective-C. Understand product requirements, engage with team members and customers to define solutions, and estimate the scope of work required. Implement features that involve communication with other related hardware components and various cloud back-ends. Deliver solutions that can keep up with a constantly evolving product. Write comprehensive unit tests, build test and verification pipelines to ensure reliability and resiliency, and work closely with software integration teams for the software you deliver. Participate in architecture and code reviews, and hiring interviews.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Proficient in Swift and/or Objective-C and common Apple frameworks and technologies.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience shipping high quality software.
  • Experience crafting powerful and concise APIs and broad knowledge of layered software architecture.
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, data structures, object-oriented programming, and design with keen eye to best practices and design patterns.
  • Experience with performance – profiling, identifying, and implementing optimization strategies.
  • Deep understanding of memory management, multi-threaded programming, and synchronization.
  • Effective communicator, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work with all levels of engineers and people in other fields.
  • Motivated self-starter and phenomenal teammate who thrives working in a dynamic environment and learning new technologies.
  • Proactive and forward-thinking, with strong collaboration skills to partner with multi-functional groups across the company.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, related fields, or relevant professional experience.

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.