Core Audio System Software Engineer

Cupertino, California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200553058
The Audio Media Technology (AMT) group is at the center of Apple’s innovative products, including the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, macOS, iOS, watchOS, tvOS and visionOS. AMT’s Core Audio team provides audio foundation for various high profile features like Siri, phone calls, Face Time, media capture, playback and API’s for third party developers to enrich our platforms. The team is seeking an engineer who will contribute to the Audio Hardware Abstraction Layer.


The Audio Hardware Abstraction Layer is the advanced software engine that conducts all audio I/O in Apple's operating systems. As a member of the Audio HAL team, you will be on the front lines solving problems, helping build out new features and capabilities, and supporting the developer-facing APIs for both applications and drivers. You must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, attention to detail and a knack for solving problems creatively. The fast-paced nature of the job requires that you be able to work well under pressure. We are seeking someone who is passionate about improving the quality of the audio experience for our customers and our developers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Solid command of the C/C++ programming language
  • Understanding of the development and debugging of multi-threaded software
  • Experience with real-time environments and/or systems programming is strongly desired
  • Technical understanding of digital audio technologies is desirable
  • Experience working with Audio APIs is desirable

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS in CS, EE, or related, with a solid understanding of digital audio
  • Passion for digital audio

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

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