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WebKit Security Response Manager

San Diego, CA


Posted: Jun 10, 2024

Role Number:200548807

Join us in building the best, most secure browser engine! We're looking for a person to manage a team of software engineers who make sure we respond quickly and correctly to security bugs. The team will use tools and technologies to eradicate whole classes of security issues and you will work with the broader WebKit team on improving our security architecture with process isolation, sandboxing, and better inter-process communication. The WebKit open source project is the web engine that powers Safari, the world's fastest and most power efficient web browser. WebKit also powers other Apple apps such as Mail, Books, and News, and it's one of the most popular frameworks for apps in iOS and macOS. At Apple, user privacy and security is paramount. You will play a meaningful role in advancing the safety for hundreds of millions of users across the many products and services we make.

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In this role, you will manage a team that fixes security bugs and works strategically to prevent security issues.You'll collaborate across teams across Apple to drive security improvements in our browser and the underlying platforms, and interact with developers outside Apple on the WebKit Open Source project. In concrete terms, you'll manage a team that works on: Fixing security bugs and delivering those fixes to users Improved memory safety Sandboxing, inter-process communication, and process isolation. Innovative technologies to eliminate classes of security issues. Architectural changes to improve security. Programming language enhancements to improve security. Static analysis of source code. New testing strategies and improved testability.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with mentoring, career development, project planning, and executive reporting.
  • Strong understanding of the kinds of security issues that arise in C++ and how to address them.
  • Technical understanding of software release schedules.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or equivalent education or work experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

    At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $200,300 and $346,300, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.


  • 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.

Client-provided location(s): San Diego, CA, USA
Job ID: apple-200548807
Employment Type: Other

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