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Senior Security Developer Tools Engineer

Company: Apple Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Security Developer Tools Engineer Seattle , Washington , United States Software and Services Apple's dynamic program analysis tools help millions of developers inside and outside of Apple find, fix, and prevent security and stability bugs. We are looking for a senior engineer with a strong background in systems-level developer tooling to lead the technical planning, design, and implementation of dynamic bug-finding tools.This role will involve developing compiler- and OS-assisted program analysis features, mentoring engineers, and partnering with operating system and security teams to improve the security and reliability of software in the Apple ecosystem. We value communication skills, integrity, and creativity, and aspire to build diverse, balanced and dynamic teams. Description In this role your primary responsibility will be to act as technical lead for a team of dynamic analysis engineers who ship tools to fix software bugs to millions of users. This team collaborates closely with operating systems engineers and security engineers to improve the security and stability of C, C++, Objective-C, and Swift codebases in Apple's platform and ecosystem. We are active contributors to the Clang/LLVM and Swift open source communities.You will:- Help develop and execute on a technical roadmap to build program analysis tools to continually improve the security of Apple's operating system software stack, including user space, kernel, and firmware environments- Work with cross-functional teams to design, plan, and deliver high-quality software features for our tools and operating systems- Strengthen the team by mentoring junior engineers- Grow strong connections to the Clang/LLVM and Swift open source communities and represent Apple in open source- Develop new program analysis tools and checks by driving feature planning, design, implementation and roll out strategyYou will foster collaboration with IDE and CI teams as well as teams across Apple to formulate priorities and set goals for the team. Your work will directly improve the development experience for millions of developers across the world.Here you'll find that we:- Have a supportive and tight-knit team- Provide mentorship on technical as well as managerial skills- Have an encouraging and growth-focused workplace cultureIf this sounds of interest to you, we'd love to hear from you! Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficiency in C++ development
  • Passion for systems-level programming and security
  • Excellent software engineering, testing, and debugging ability
  • Strong communication and organizational skills Key Qualifications Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience developing low-level development tools (such as with one but not all of debuggers, profilers, language runtimes, or dynamic bug-finding tools)
    • Experience leading the technical development of larger features and collaborating across organizational boundaries
    • Experience with run-time analysis tools (such as Valgrind or LLVM sanitizers) or fuzzing tools is a plus Education & Experience Additional Requirements
      • 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 $161,700 and $284,900, 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 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. To view your favorites, sign in with your Apple ID.
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Keywords: Apple Inc., Seattle , Senior Security Developer Tools Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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