CoreMedia Software Screener & Developer Engineer

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200554741
Audio & Media Technologies (AMT) provides the media and audio foundation across all of Apple's innovative products. The CoreMedia engineering team is passionate about implementing software services around linear audiovisual media. This includes local media playback, video-on-demand and live streaming of multimedia content. Our media engine is used across Apple products such as Safari, TV, Photos, Music, Videos, FaceTime, iMovie on iOS and macOS as well as 3rd party applications. Our team is looking for a software engineer with a technical and programming background to help screen, triage and debug issues for our team. You will also help in the improvement and development of existing and new features. Experience in development and debugging of large software systems and/or significant components of such systems is desired. Experience with media playback and transcoding systems is preferred.


The successful candidate for this role is a team-oriented professional with good communication skills and is comfortable in a fast-paced environment. The candidate will triage incoming issues, analyze logs, reproduce bugs and help determine priority of problems, while identifying emerging trends across the reported issues. This person will also develop scripts and automate the core functions of screening and triaging the problems. This role also entails making software changes to address issues and enhance existing functionality, while also working on new feature development. The ideal candidate has experience in systems-level programming and has worked as part of a team implementing video playback, capture and/or transcoding functionality.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of software development experience in C or C++ on embedded platforms
  • Experience with debugging a sophisticated software system, preferably in the media domain
  • Experience with and understanding of real-time multithreaded programming systems

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Xcode and the iOS/macOS development toolchain
  • Development experience with ARM processors
  • Experience in developing and debugging media systems

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

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