Core Audio System Software Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States
Software and Services
Posted: Jan 8, 2022
Role Number: 200308328
Imagine what you could do at Apple! Everyday, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Do you bring passion and dedication to your job? If so, we are looking for individuals like you. The Interactive Media Group (IMG) is at the center of audio, video and graphics support in Apple's innovative products, including the HomePod, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. IMG's Audio team provides the audio foundation for various high profile features like Spatial Audio, Siri, FaceTime and media capture and playback. We are looking for talented engineers who are passionate about building audio software products for millions of customers and care about overall user experience. You will revolutionize the experience of future audio technologies!
- Excellent software design and programming skills in C++
- Solid understanding of object-oriented methodologies, multi-threaded programming and operating systems concepts
- Experience with digital audio
- Strong debugging skills
- Experience working with a large software code base
As an engineer on the Siri Audio team you'll be responsible for system audio software supporting Siri functionality on all of Apple's platforms including iOS, watchOS, tvOS, macOS and AirPods. Your code will be shipped to over one billion devices and you will help to enable digital assistance functionality on new devices and emerging technologies. The audio software stack on Apple devices has a considerable complexity and a rich feature set in the way audio is routed through the system and integrates various hardware pieces. The Siri Audio team leverages these technologies to provide flexible voice-recording functionality to support Siri voice recognition, implementing the audio recording aspect of Siri functionality. The position will involve enhancing the stability and performance of the existing codebase as well as implementing enhancements in support of new devices as well as new Siri functionality and behavior. The work involves close collaboration with the Siri team as well as other Audio teams covering technologies such as Bluetooth audio, DSP support, AirPlay and central aspects of CoreAudio functionality.
Education & Experience
BS or MS in CS, EE, or related.
- Knowledge of CoreAudio Framework is helpful.
- Experience working with Bluetooth accessories is a plus