Software Development Engineer

Cupertino, California, United States


Role Number:200552026
At Apple, novel machine learning ideas have a way of quickly becoming excellent products, services, and customer experience. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Here is your opportunity to be part of an incredible research and engineering team building the next-generation of sophisticated algorithms for sensing technologies in iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and more. Our team works across Apple to create innovative, high-impact features and new interaction experiences on Apple devices. We are looking for an expert software engineer who is passionate about developing innovative product features that push the boundaries of sensing, machine learning, and human-computer interaction. We are looking for candidates with expertise in embedded systems programming, edge and on-device implementations of algorithms, Frameworks, and experience in time-series data.


We are looking for smart, creative Software Engineers and Developers with expertise in embedded programming, edge and on-device implementations of algorithms, Frameworks, and image or time-series data. Solid understanding of Machine learning and signal processing tools will broaden your role and efficiency in this position. The team you will join is responsible for crafting product features for Apple's existing and future devices. IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL: Work closely with machine learning and software engineering experts within the team. Partner with a variety of product teams across Apple. You will work cross-functionally with machine learning scientists, sensor architects and software engineers to build the next generation of sensing technologies. Implement signal and machine learning algorithms on-device that process image or time-series data measured by various sensors in different Apple products Prototype and define interactions end-to-end, in collaboration with HW, SW, and design partners Design user studies SW and leverage prototypes to define success criteria

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Experience building libraries, frameworks, testing/automation, and command-line tools
  • Experience building iOS and watchOS apps with basic UI/UX design
  • Strong grasp of Apple's development APIs (UIKit, Cocoa, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, complexity analysis, performance analysis, problem solving and diagnosis
  • Deep understanding of multi-threaded programming and synchronization
  • Past experience in crafting high-performance implementations of deep learning algorithms
  • Proficiency in Python programming
  • Able to communicate clearly and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  • 3+ years of software engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS and a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Proven ability to quickly learn and modify large, existing codebases
  • Experience crafting high performance software and algorithms for resource constrained embedded systems
  • Experience with on-device machine learning, deep learning, and using sensor data to power novel use cases and applications
  • Experience in human computer interaction (HCI) space
  • Experience with signal processing, such as applying filtering to noisy signals

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.