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Software Engineer - Platform Core Services

Apple, Inc.
United States, California, Cupertino
May 27, 2024

Posted: Apr 1, 2024

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200545361

Platform Core Services is hiring a software engineer to help create the future of mobile and personal computing. Our team develops services critical to the Apple platforms experience, spanning iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS and visionOS. We are responsible for app installation, app and app extension discovery and launch, Universal Links, Handoff, and the icon compositing pipeline for apps and documents! Your vision and impact will influence a wide variety of new products, from hardware bring-up to iconic new user experiences. At Apple, we turn great ideas into great products that surprise and delight our customers. Bring passion and dedication to your job and you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the full software stack and do the best work of your career.


In this role you will be part of an engineering team delivering components for all Apple operating systems. We develop a variety of frameworks and services for user-facing platform features, as well as APIs for external developers. Some of the technologies you will develop include installed app management, app extensions runtime, and ensuring the security and privacy of third party software. Your role will require collaborating with teams across Apple to design and deliver new features and user experiences - including brainstorming, architecting, prototyping, and implementing. You will also improve existing features based on customer feedback.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years related software development experience
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent analytical, programming and debugging skills
  • Familiarity with iOS or macOS software technologies and tools
  • Detailed knowledge of and experience with Objective-C, Swift, or C/C++

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in computer science, related field, or equivalent

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 $138,900 and $256,500, 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.