iOS Engineer, Shortcuts

Silicon Valley, CA, United States, Cupertino, CA, United States



Proactive Intelligence

Role Locations

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States
  • Cupertino, CA, United States


501+ people


1 Apple Park Way
Cupertino, CA, 95014-0642, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • C#
  • C++
  • Objective C
  • Javascript
  • HBase
  • Zookeeper
  • Cassandra
  • Kafka
  • Swift
  • Docker
  • JS
  • Node
  • Mesos

Role Description

Play a part in the next revolution in human-computer interaction. Contribute to a product that is redefining mobile computing. Create groundbreaking technology to provide intelligence around the apps you use every day. Work with the people who created Shortcuts, Siri, and iOS's Proactive intelligence that helps millions of people get things done. Join the Shortcuts team at Apple. The Shortcuts team is looking for iOS engineers passionate about building a phenomenal user experience that makes customers' lives easier. In this role, you'll be part of a small, talented, and motivated team that operates like a startup within Apple. You'll ship code that runs on the devices you use every day and powers products that are critical to the lives of millions of users.

Key Qualifications

  • Exceptional experience building applications in Objective-C or Swift
  • Knowledge of Apple’s development APIs (UIKit, Foundation, Core Animation)
  • Experience creating complex and performant user interfaces with UIKit
  • Familiarity with essential tools (Xcode, lldb, Instruments)
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Strong API design knowledge


You will primarily be responsible for implementing new features within a small team that moves quickly. To succeed in this role, you must be a strong programmer and a creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment, working across teams and organizations. You love building an elegant user experience and are passionate about improving productivity on mobile devices. You enjoy learning new things and creating life-changing applications. You are excited about developing new features, as well as maintaining existing code, fixing bugs, and contributing to overall system design. You care deeply about software architecture and writing code that is robust and maintainable for the future. You take the extra step to run your projects through instruments and fine-tune performance to deliver the best experience to users. You know it’s all in the details.

About Apple

The Siri team at Apple is split into two groups. The Core Siri group builds all the infrastructure to connect Siri with Apple products, and the Proactive Intelligence group takes the intelligence software Siri has built and applies it to other Apple products

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