Front End Engineer, Universal Media


Vancouver, BC, Canada

Full time

Oct 31

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The Apple Media Products Engineering team is one of the most exciting examples of Apple’s long-held passion for combining art and technology. These are the people who power the App Store, Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple Books. And they do it on a substantial scale, meeting Apple’s high expectations with high performance to deliver a huge variety of entertainment in over 35 languages to more than 150 countries.

These engineers build secure, end-to-end solutions. They develop the custom software used to process all the creative work, the tools that providers use to deliver that media, all the server-side systems, and the APIs for many Apple services. Thanks to Apple’s outstanding integration of hardware, software, and services, engineers here partner to get behind a single unified vision.

That vision always includes a deep dedication to strengthening Apple’s privacy policy, one of Apple’s core values. Although services are a bigger part of Apple’s business than ever before, these teams remain small, flexible, and cross-functional, offering greater exposure to the array of opportunities here.

The We are looking for an outstanding software engineer to join the Apple Universal Media team and help us build the next generation products that change the way millions of users consume video. As a Software Engineer at Apple, you will be owning key modules of the product and be responsible for delivering industry grade quality solutions.

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability in a professional, programming position
  • Proficient in Typescript, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience crafting complex applications using web frameworks (e.g.: Angular, React, Vue, Backbone, Ember)
  • Experience creating phenomenal web UI
  • Experience with *nix and OSX
  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Git


Candidate should be a self-starting, upbeat individual with excellent communication skills, able to effectively collaborate with all levels of the organization. You have years of experience developing complex web applications, collaborating with other specialists to define data interfaces and protocols, as well as experience working with designers to bring the user experience to life. The ability to be an excellent team player under tight deadline constraints in addition to tackling problems with imaginative solutions is key to success in this position.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or EE, or relevant industry experience is required, MS in Computer Science or related technical field is desired, or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Affinity for great user experience
  • Familiarity with the media space

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