CoreMedia Software Screener Engineer at Apple (Austin, TX)

CoreMedia Software Screener Engineer at Apple (Austin, TX)


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Location: Austin, TX
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-05-06 05:01:01

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The Interactive Media Group (IMG) provides the media and graphics foundation across all of Apple's innovative products. IMG takes the media experience to the next level on the iOS, tvOS, watchOS, macOS and Windows platforms with technologies such as AVFoundation, CoreMedia, CoreAudio and VideoToolbox.The CoreMedia engineering team within IMG is responsible for implementing software services around linear audiovisual media. This includes local media playback, video-on-demand and live streaming of multimedia content. Our media engine is used across Apple products such as Safari, TV, Photos, Music, Videos, FaceTime, iMovie on iOS and macOS as well as 3rd party applications.Our team is looking for a software engineer with a strong technical and programming background to help screen, triage and debug incoming issues for our team. Experience in development and debugging of large software systems and/or significant components of such systems is desired. Experience with media playback and transcoding systems is preferred.The successful candidate for this role is a team-oriented professional with excellent communication skills and is comfortable in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate has experience in systems-level programming and has worked as part of a team implementing video playback and/or capture functionality. The candidate will triage incoming bugs, analyze logs, reproduce issues and help determine priority of problems, while identifying emerging trends across the reported issues. The candidate will develop scripts and automate the core functions of screening and triaging the problems. The ideal candidate will also be able to make software changes to address issues and enhance existing functionality. The role also requires the ability to help design, build and troubleshoot media services for playback and transcoding. The ideal candidate has experience in systems-level programming with an understanding of media components. The candidate will be on the front line of triaging reported issues for the team and will need to quickly and efficiently analyze and debug the problems for further disposition.