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 Software Compatibility Engineer - Cupertino, California, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Apple 
Hiring entity type: Retail 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Software Engineer
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 200179193 / Latpro-3745882 
Date posted: Jul-03-2020
State, Zip: California, 95014

Description

Software Compatibility Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States

Software and Services

Summary

Posted: Jul 2, 2020

Role Number: 200179193

When you see an application with a cool feature, is your first instinct to hop into the debugger and figure out how a clever developer implemented the functionality? Are you passionate about the idea of exploring the mind of another engineer, stepping through the code to paint an overall picture of what is happening and why? If so, the Software Compatibility Engineer team working with the Apple Silicon will be an excellent match for you! Apple's Software Compatibility team is looking for a curious and driven engineer who doesn't settle for letting mysteries remain unsolved. We need a tenacious individual with strong debugging and development skills to ensure that third-party applications continue to work on future macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS releases. Strong technical skills are important but most critical is a desire to understand how an app fits into Apple's frameworks and operating systems.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong programming language skills (pointers, memory management, algorithms) and language skills C, Objective C, or C++
  • Excellent foundation in operating system architecture and system-level programming
  • Strong knowledge of at least one debugging or dynamic analysis tool (LLDB, GDB, Instruments, Visual Studio debugger, Valgrind, etc.)
  • Understanding of and experience with the software development cycle
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are a requirement due to the high level of interaction with engineering teams, management, and other organizations within Apple
  • Creative thinker and problem solver with meticulous attention to detail
  • Passionate, inquisitive, and seeks to take on everyday problems in innovative ways

Description

Compatibility Engineers are responsible for application compatibility for macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS releases. We need to understand how applications are created and interact with the operating system. We ensure the broader organization understands how Developers are utilizing our OS and the impact future development has on existing applications and users. Our tasks include, but are not limited to the support of day to day tracking of escalations from 3rd party developers, bug management (screening, reproducing, isolating and routing) for internally and externally originated problem reports, app debugging, and reporting on new OS features that impact app compatibility. We are also tasked with the development of automation for third-party apps, managing partnerships with key external developers, the creation and maintenance of debugging tools, and infrastructure utilized by the team and by internal engineers.

Education & Experience

Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Experience in macOS or iOS programming a strong plus
  • Experience with x86 assembly a plus
  • Experience in automation
  • Experience in performance analysis and reporting a plus
  • Familiarity with Perl, Ruby, Python or Unix shell scripting
  • Knowledge of web development including PHP, SQL, Javascript, and HTML





Requirements

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