Apple AR/VR Job | Streaming Media Formats Engineer

Job(岗位): Streaming Media Formats Engineer

Citys(岗位城市): San Diego, California, United States

Date(发布日期): 2022-11-22


Apple’s Interactive Media Group (IMG) is looking for a creative and dedicated engineer with leadership skills to join our streaming media team. This technology powers the streaming media experiences on all of Apple’s platforms (iPhones/iPads, Apple TV, Apple Watch and macOS) by building on core technologies and frameworks such as Core Media, AVFoundation. The Streaming Media engineering team is looking for a software engineer to work on designing and implementing support for next generation audio/visual media formats in our streaming stack. If you are passionate about solving complex problems with sophisticated and creative solutions, then this job maybe a flawless fit for you.


Software development experience in C

Excellent analytical, programming and debugging skills

Experience in working with industry standard media file formats (e.g., ISOBMFF) and implementing authoring support for such formats.


As a streaming media formats engineer, you will be responsible for bringing up support for the next generation of advanced media formats in our stack. You will be involved in developing features, associated tools, contributing to systems design, analyzing performance, a/v-sync, and tuning algorithms for the streaming media framework. Your creativity will craft protocols, implementations and services that bring the best and latest multimedia experiences to our customers. This will give you an opportunity to further improve your systems-level programming skills and understanding of new media formats. To be successful in this role, you need to be versatile and able to thrive in a fast paced environment.

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Nice to have but not required:

Proficiency in multi-threaded development

Object oriented programming skills in either C++, Objective-C, or Swift

Knowledge of existing audio, visual and caption format standards is a plus (MPEG-2 TS, MP4, WebM, CEA-608, WebVTT, etc)

Knowledge of streaming media protocols: HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), DASH.

Experience in developing AR/VR and immersive video streaming

Solid understanding of media codecs, formats, transports and container protocols