Video Processing Engineer


Posted: Nov 14, 2018

Role Number: 200003240

The Technology Development Group is working on exciting technologies, including augmented reality (AR) platform ARKit, to create ground-breaking new products. We are building the next generation media pipeline and looking for a video encoding and processing expert with experience in developing high performance software. Apply your passion, knowledge and creativity to solve complex problems and architect software that powers next generation media experiences. As a member of our fast-paced group, you will have a unique opportunity to work with a fantastic team and create products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple's customers every day.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience with software development
  • Success shipping media products involving Image and Video Processing, video capture/playback, editing, metadata, streaming (MPEG Dash/HLS), file formats (mov, mp4) and codecs (H.264/AVC, HEVC)
  • Experience with AR, Computer Vision, MediaProcessing Pipeline is a plus
  • Excellent programming skills and proficient with one of C/C++, Objective-C, Swift
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • A strong focus on end user experience
  • Experience with hardware assisted acceleration, performance analysis and optimization is highly desirable


We are a small team of architects and specialists who are looking for a motivated individual to join our team and develop innovative media processing solutions for new products. You will work closely with software, hardware, algorithms and UX teams to create ground breaking technologies and systems. You will architect and develop high quality software for a media processing pipeline to power extremely low latency applications and experiences - performance optimization and efficient utilization of hardware resources are critically important. Do you have hands-on experience creating high performance audio, video, image processing and graphics software? You have an exciting opportunity to learn and grow, while working with some of the most creative people in the industry. Grit, ability to persevere and adapt quickly are key attributes.

Education & Experience

BS CS/EE or equivalent, higher degree is preferred

Additional Requirements

  • - Application development and experience with Objective-C / Swift is a plus
  • - Previous experience developing media processing SDKs or services and customer facing APIs is a plus
  • - Previous knowledge or interest in video standards and containers is a plus
  • - Experience with 3D Graphics APIs or GPU compute (Metal, OpenGL, OpenCL, DirectX/Direct3D, CUDA, etc.) is a plus

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