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Apple iOS SpringBoard Engineer - Wallpapers in San Diego, California

iOS SpringBoard Engineer - Wallpapers

San Diego,California,United States

Software and Services

The SpringBoard Wallpaper team is responsible for the delightful and personal backgrounds available on iOS. Wallpaper is the first thing you see when you wake your iPhone, underlies critical system spaces like the Home Screen and App Switcher, and is fundamentally what makes your iPhone yours. This team is responsible for creating great new dynamic wallpaper options and making it incredibly easy for users to explore, create, and customize their wallpapers!


As an engineer on the Wallpaper team, your responsibilities will range from implementing new features and defining APIs to fixing bugs and improving performance. You will work cross-functionally with engineers across Apple and be responsible for full-stack solutions (from daemon-level plumbing up to the UI presented on screen). You will collaborate with designers to build world-class experiences that surprise and delight our customers.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent object-oriented programming and design skills

  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills

  • Excellent understanding of optimization and performance issues across OS software layers

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Excellent debugging skills and an eagerness to work hard and learn!

  • Experience developing reusable public or private APIS

  • Experience developing with Cocoa or other application frameworks

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

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 $131,500 and $198,100, 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 (https://www.apple.com/careers/us/benefits.html) 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.

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf)

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