HomeKit Software Engineer

    • Apple, Inc.
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
USD 166,600.00 - 296,300.00 per year
Full Time


Distributed computing
Object-Oriented Programming
Computer networking
Wireless communication
iOS development
Network protocols
Customer experience
Computer engineering
Computer science

Job Details


The HomeKit team provides the foundation that enables an entire ecosystem of secure and intelligent home connectivity. We are developing a scalable and distributed system to enable a new class of experiences that will revolutionize the way people interact with the accessories around them. The team is seeking a hands on, hardworking engineer to help build the Home automation platform and take it to the next level.

Key Qualifications

5-10 yrs of software experience development experienceYou are an accomplished coder in C and object-oriented languages, such as C++ or Objective-C or SwiftYou have a well-founded grasp of computer science fundamentalsYou have a solid understanding of networking, wireless technologies, protocols, and/or distributed systems.You have experience shipping real products to customersYou thrive in a collaborative environmentYou have excellent communication skillsA real passion for product quality and attention to detailAbility to work in a rapid development cycle with tight schedulesYou are obsessively passionate and inquisitive, and seek to solve everyday problems in innovative waysLaser-focused on the smallest details that are meaningful to our customers


You will develop the framework that enables accessories, iOS devices, and apps to work together to build an amazing product. You will work on different layers of the software stack, from network protocol design and implementation, to developer APIs, to defining the customer experience. You'll be responsible for maintaining and improving existing features and implementing new and innovative ideas for the future. Our goals are simple but the task is large; craft the most amazing home automation experience in the world that our customers will love.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.

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 $166,600 and $296,300, 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.
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