Sr. Software Engineer, Video Playback Systems & Technology
- Cupertino, CA
Posted: Jun 9, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200210973
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Video Applications group develops high-profile media creation applications used by millions of people. iMovie, Clips, Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor are state-of-the-art media authoring tools that consumers and creative professionals rely on for everything from broadcast news and feature films to documentaries and home movies. Our user base is passionate and loyal, and our products sit at the center of a rich partner ecosystem in a vibrant industry. The Core Technologies team of the Video Applications group is seeking a highly competent real-time video software engineer to develop complex real-time video playback, compositing, and editing software for Final Cut Pro X and other video applications.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
- Superior C/C++ programming skill (Objective-C a plus), attention to detail, and experience working with large code bases
- Deep understanding of multi-threaded software, performance analysis & optimization, and operating system fundamentals
- Familiarity with video formats, playback, and processing
- Understanding of compressed video formats is highly desirable
This is an extraordinary opportunity to join the Final Cut Pro X playback engine team to extend and maintain our industry-leading real-time video processing, effects, and compositing engine. You will collaborate with several engineering sub-teams within the organization to define and implement leading edge features, and analyze and solve complex performance issues. You will go beyond industry norm and demonstrate creativity in problem solving, think dynamically outside of standard convention, and adapt quickly to new technical environments. We promote innovation to improve our product performance and stay deeply focused on delighting our users. Come join us!
Education & Experience
BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related field
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