Sr. iOS Engineer - Apple TV

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200378643
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Home Platforms Software Team creates solutions for the home, from building incredible movie watching experiences to building the ecosystem to allow Apple devices to work better together. We make software for Apple TV, HomePod, and iPhone that allows our users to have a transformative listening experience anywhere in their house, to enjoy watching their favorite shows with stunning Dolby Vision quality and Atmos surround, and to play the newest hit from Apple Arcade. Our engineers employ their talent and tools to write the code that makes these experiences possible. They work cross-functionally with teams across Apple to make a seamless experience. Join the team to see what else is possible!

Key Qualifications

  • 2+years experience in commercial grade software development
  • Ability to write clear and high-performance code in Objective-C
  • Ability to analyze large features and implement practical solutions
  • Passion for quality and close attention to details
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules
  • Aptitude to independently learn new technologies


The tvOS team is responsible for the underlying system that powers the Apple TV experience. If you’re passionate about writing code and working with a world-class engineering team, come and work with us. As a self-directed iOS Engineer who is prepared to take on complex problems and drive full-product solutions, the position requires a focus on high quality and performant code (both UI and infrastructure) to allow applications to shine. You will be thinking extensively about how your code impacts multiple processes on the system. While systems programming experience is helpful, it is not a prerequisite for this role. The team allows for growth and development and will mentor a hardworking engineer who enjoys working on different parts of the software stack.

Education & Experience

BS CS/CE/EE or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Significant experience in one or more of the following highly preferred:
  • Object Oriented Design and Development experience
  • Digital Media application or framework development
  • Mac OS X, iOS, or Unix/Linux/BSD development experience
  • Familiarity with drivers, networking, performance testing, thermal testing