Senior CloudKit Client Software Engineer

Apple Inc

San Diego, CA

Job posting number: #7223942 (Ref:apl-200540786)

Posted: March 1, 2024

Job Description

Imagine what we could do together. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job, and there’s no telling what we could accomplish. Apple is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to help develop the next generation of device frameworks for Apple's cloud infrastructure. You will be working on key components of the iCloud platform and introducing new fundamental capabilities. Your work will help to power and scale products across Apple and beyond, such as Photos, Notes, Messages, Backup, Safari, and many more. You will work with tenured engineers that have a real passion for designing and maintaining developer-friendly APIs.
Key Qualifications
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience with strong programming skills in Swift, Objective-C, C, or C++
  • Experience building on Apple Platforms (macOS, iOS, watchOS, tvOS, etc.)
  • Proven track record of working on rapid development cycles and shipping software on tight schedules
  • Passion for building system-level frameworks and APIs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • An interest in Swift concurrency
We work on the device-side of iCloud building frameworks such as CloudKit and NSUbiquitousKeyValueStore that provide the foundations for secure and private cloud storage and computation. This position will involve close collaboration with engineers across Apple, covering dependencies below our frameworks and adopters above them. This job entails systems programming tasks such as synchronization protocol design, IPC, multi-process performance considerations, and API design. Reliability is essential, and we’re looking for engineers who are passionate about building complex systems that will seamlessly recover in the event of errors.

In this role, you will:
• Work with adopters to craft flexible and ergonomic APIs
• Work with OS partners to build performant architectures
• Work with our server counterparts to design scalable features and protocols
• Work with teammates to help maintain and evolve test automation
Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, an engineering-related field, or equivalent related experience.
Pay & Benefits

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