Pro Accessibility Software Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California,US
The Pro Accessibility Software Engineering team focuses on professional and educational use cases of Apple products to ensure that they are not only accessible but provide an exceptional experience for users with disabilities.
At Apple we believe that technology is most powerful when it empowers everyone. Our team is seeking a Software Engineer to improve and enhance the accessibility of Apple products for all users, regardless of their abilities. The ideal candidate will be a motivated software engineer, eager to learn and contribute meaningfully to the lives of our users.
Experience with at least one of the following languages and related development tools: Objective-C, Swift, C++, or C
Ability to create and understand maintainable and performant Object-Oriented software designs
Ability to learn quickly and grapple with complex, critical code
Passion for quality and attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Upbeat, adaptable, and results-oriented attitude
Aptitude for independently learning new technologies
Apple's Pro Accessibility Software Engineering team is looking for a motivated Software Engineer to help develop and enhance features that make Apple products more useable for those with vision, hearing, motor or cognitive disabilities. In our dynamic group, you’ll have the rare and rewarding opportunity to help craft products that improve and enhance the lives of our customers.
The successful candidate will be able to quickly and deftly analyze and address accessibility issues across Apple's ecosystem. This includes ensuring that system components and apps correctly implement accessibility APIs, implementing new accessibility-related features and working closely with quality assurance teams to design great experiences.
Critical thinking and the ability to innovate are requirements for this position, however no prior experience with accessibility software is required.
You’ll join a focused team, but also work closely with the larger Accessibility organization at Apple. You will frequently interact with many groups at Apple to deliver ground breaking features.
Education & Experience
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or relevant work experience.
Desired experience with Apple Accessibility APIs
Desired knowledge of Objective-C and/or Swift and Apple framework technologies
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 $105,500 and $196,500 annualized, 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.