Core Audio System Software Engineer

3+ months agoCupertino, CA


Posted: Nov 18, 2020

Role Number: 200206754

Imagine what you could do at Apple! Everyday, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Do you bring passion and dedication to your job? If so, we are looking for individuals like you. The Interactive Media Group (IMG) is at the center of audio, video and graphics support in Apple's innovative products, including the AirPods, HomePod, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. IMG's Audio team provides the audio foundation for various high profile features like Game Audio, Siri, FaceTime, media capture, playback and API's for third party developers to enrich our platforms. The team is looking for talented engineers who are passionate about building audio features and products for millions of customers and care about overall user experience. You will revolutionize the audio experience and future audio technologies. The team is seeking an engineer who will contribute to the Audio Hardware Abstraction Layer.

Key Qualifications

  • Solid command of the C++ programming language
  • Understanding of the development and debugging of multi-threaded software
  • Experience with real time environments and synchronization is strongly desired
  • Technical understanding of digital audio technologies is desirable
  • Experience working with Audio APIs is desirable


The Audio Hardware Abstraction Layer is the advanced software engine that conducts all audio I/O in Apple's operating systems. As a member of the Audio HAL team, you will be on the front lines solving problems, helping build out new features and capabilities, and supporting the developer-facing APIs for both applications and drivers. You must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, attention to detail and a knack for solving problems creatively. The fast-paced nature of the job requires that you be able to work well under pressure. We are seeking someone who is passionate about improving the quality of the audio experience for our customers and our developers.

Education & Experience

BS or MS in CS, EE, or related, with a solid understanding of digital audio

Additional Requirements

Job ID: apple-200206754