Apple Cloud For Developers - Cloudkit Client, Security And Privacy - Software Engineer

1 month agoCupertino, CA


Posted: Jan 27, 2021

Role Number: 200210216

The Apple Cloud for Developers team focuses on enabling cloud backed experiences on all Apple platforms (iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS devices). Hundreds of millions of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac users rely on our code to sync, back up, share and collaborate on their data when they're on the move.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong programming skills in Objective-C, C, Swift, or C++
  • Proven track record of working on rapid development cycles and shipping software on tight schedules
  • Passionate about building system-level frameworks and APIs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


We work on the client-side of the Apple Cloud services, building the foundations for a secure and private cloud from device to device encrypted storage in the cloud to protected computation. Apple's commitment to privacy runs deep and this team is key to extending this commitment to the cloud. This position will involve close collaboration with the CloudKit team, several teams working on server components as well as Apple's cryptography and privacy teams. This job entails both low level (C/Objective C, libdispatch, POSIX APIs) and system-level skills (synchronization protocols, framework design, IPCs, multi-process performance work, system-wide resource sharing.) Reliability is essential, and we're looking for engineers with a real passion for building complex systems that will seamlessly recover in the event of errors. In this role, you will: • Work with adopters to craft clear APIs • Work with the network and file system stacks to build performant daemons • Work with our server counterparts to design scalable features and protocols • Implement core components of the cryptographic protection of cloud data

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • • Experience building on Apple Platforms (macOS, iOS, watchOS, tvOS, etc.)
  • • Experience designing and building developer-facing APIs is a plus
  • • Interest or familiarity in cryptography and security is a plus
  • • Experience with cryptography concepts, performance work, parallelism, networking, event-based programming, inter-process communication is a plus

Job ID: apple-200210216

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