Applications Engineering Manager, Safari – Apple Vision Pro

April 17, 2024

Job Description

Apple, Inc.

Apple is where individual imaginations gather together, committing to the values that lead to great work. Every new product we build, service we create, or Apple Store experience we deliver is the result of us making each other’s ideas stronger. That happens because every one of us shares a belief that we can make something wonderful and share it with the world, changing lives for the better. It’s the diversity of our people and their thinking that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. When we bring everybody in, we can do the best work of our lives. Here, you’ll do more than join something – you’ll add something. Apple Vision Pro is a revolutionary spatial computer that seamlessly blends digital content with your physical space. It will allow us to do the things we love in ways never before possible – all while staying connected to the people around us. This Applications Engineering Manager will lead a highly skilled engineering team to build graphically intense and highly interactive experiences. Our team is working with some of Apple’s most advanced technologies powering Apple Vision Pro and as a leader within our creative organization, you will have a uniquely rewarding opportunity to drive future projects that will delight and inspire millions of people every day.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience leading and developing a team of highly skilled engineers in a cross-functional environment
  • Experience collaborating with other disciplines including designers, QA engineers, and program managers
  • Detailed understanding of operating systems, graphics, networking, and other sub-systems
  • Familiarity in one or more of the following languages: C/C++, Objective-C, Swift
  • Familiarity with Apple UI frameworks like UIKit and SwiftUI
  • Extraordinary attention to detail


The ideal person for this role is highly technical and knows how to increase their impact by guiding the efforts of a team. We’re breaking new ground every day, so you’ll need to be undeterred by uncertain requirements and shifting dependencies. You’ll be leading a dynamic and creative team charged with exploring a new and rapidly evolving domain. You will be developing an entirely new application paradigm – a challenge that will demand rapid iteration without sacrificing quality or attention to detail. Along the way, you’ll also help build a passionate and diverse team to push the envelope in this new space.

Education & Experience

BS / MS / PhD in Computer Science OR equivalent degree OR equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Interest or proficiency in UI/UX design
  • Experience with low-level graphics APIs (Metal, OpenGL, DirectX) Experience
  • Developing AR/VR applications
  • Familiarity with ARKit
  • Strong track record of shipping high quality applications for Apple products (e.g., macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, or visionOS)

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 $183,400.00 and $316,900.00, 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.


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