Senior Software Engineer - Apple TV

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200553432
Do you have a passion for creating exceptional user interfaces that delight users? Do you love writing clean, efficient code that's a happiness to maintain? Here's your chance to elevate the UI experience for our users by developing seamless, efficient, and visually stunning applications. As part of our engineering team, you'll design and build a sophisticated streaming application, collaborate with other Apple team members on cross-platform features, and mentor junior developers. If this excites you, join our expanding team of UI engineers and do the best work of your career!


Apple TV's outstanding content deserves an extraordinary viewing experience. Our team builds the UI to delight our users and deliver an unparalleled viewing app for TVs. As part of an exceptional development team, we seek individuals who are passionate about their work. As a UI developer at Apple, you are given both individual responsibility and influence. We will be drawing on your experience delivering streaming media applications across a broad array of device types and media formats. Your work will affect millions of users and be necessary to the success of some of the most visible current and future Apple products. To be successful, you will enjoy discussing the best way to tackle technical challenges with your colleagues and have an eye for detail. You will champion best practices and adoption of new ideas.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience shipping JavaScript/TypeScript as production software
  • 4+ years of shipping consumer-facing products
  • Ability to work independently seek and resolve ambiguities in specifications
  • A creative eye for stunning graphics and animations, improving user experience.
  • Develop software with performance in mind
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with tvOS or iOS development
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Understanding of Node.js and v8 engine
  • Knowledge of Smart TVs, set top boxes, JavaScript memory and CPU profiling tools
  • Knowledge of adaptive streaming technologies such as HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), DASH etc. is a plus
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks Chai, Mocha
  • Knowledge of Gulp, NPM, Rush

Education & 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.