SWE - Software Development Engineer - Core OS

Prague, Bohemia, Czechia
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200445839
The Core OS team is looking for an exceptional engineer to help drive the quality and engineering excellence across iOS and macOS. Working with engineers on firmware, device drivers and frameworks related to human interface devices and sensors will be required. You will have the ability to impact design and implementation of Apple’s embedded and desktop systems. We are looking for someone who can lead the charge on quality for one or more technology areas related to device drivers and/or embedded sensors software. Successful candidate will be capable of getting hands-on with test automation and execution while simultaneously being able to drive overall test planning and quality reporting. You will work in a fast paced environment interacting directly with engineering teams within the organization as well as multi-functional teams. The nature of the position requires the candidate to have excellent communication skills, strong technical and debugging skills, along with a drive to make a difference.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with C or C++ and Objective-C.
  • Creative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent collaborative skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to ramp up quickly on both new technologies and existing technologies.


Be part of an engineering team that designs and develops software for displays and sensors. Bring your contribution to customer facing features such as Auto-brightness, Night Shift, True Tone Display, both in terms of customer experience and power consumption. Work with multi-functional teams to design new sensors and the features they enable. If you meet the key qualifications and you are ambitious, hardworking, and you want to make an impact, we'd love to hear from you. Apple's most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programs. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programs that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products. Apple benefits programs vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. 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, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace.

Education & Experience

B.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements

  • • Proven OS fundamentals (experience with macOS and iOS as a developer).
  • • Experience with writing and debugging complex drivers and related frameworks.
  • • Experience with communication interfaces (I2C, SPI, USB).
  • • Understanding eye physiology, light and color responses .
  • • Knowledge of color spaces.
  • • Experience with UNIX/Linux kernel and drivers.
  • • Experience with issue/bug tracking systems.
  • • Experience with power management.