Algorithms Software Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States
+ Solid experience developing in object-oriented C++ and Python as part of a software development lifecycle, and employing common OO design patterns
+ Understands and advocates principles of scalable API design, documentation, and support for shared code libraries, API’s, SDK’s, and/or packages
+ Familiar with compilation flows and compile flags for building static and dynamic libraries with tools like Make, xcodebuild, or similar
+ Experience developing for real-time and/or resource-constrained environments (e.g., embedded systems)
+ Knows what it takes to efficiently implement math routines in low-level C/C++ such as signal / image processing algorithms or numerical solvers. You will be comfortable guiding colleagues to implement such routines while balancing speed, memory efficiency, and readability
+ Able to communicate clearly and collaborate with cross-functional teams
+ Excellent problem-solving and root cause analysis skills
This is a key position at a focal point for HW/SW/UI integration. You will learn and work across multiple layers of the stack, from firmware to distributed data processing, and design innovative infrastructure for scalable, testable, production-quality algorithms. You will help our team build algorithm pipelines to translate sensor data into user intent, design new interactions, and validate their effectiveness for a large population. The ideal engineer is comfortable working in a dynamic and creative team charged with crafting the way we will interact with next-generation Apple products. You are self-motivated, an excellent problem solver, and a fast learner. You are quick to forge relationships and comfortable with change and ambiguity. You have strong technical leadership skills and enjoy collaborating with others toward the creation of commercial-grade software. You will bring software expertise to a highly interdisciplinary team, working with engineers of many talents to tackle challenging problems.
**Education & Experience**
BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field; 3+ years of experience in a related role.
+ While not required, any of the following will make you more effective in this role:
+ - In addition to C/C++ and Python, expertise in Objective-C or Swift
+ - Experience building macOS, iOS, or watchOS frameworks and apps and customizing build settings in Xcode
+ - Experience with multithreading and concurrent programming
+ - User interface design or graphics programming
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