Apple Internationalization Tools Software Engineer in Santa Clara Valley, California

Internationalization Tools Software Engineer

Job Number: 113641429

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: 28-Mar-2018

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Internationalization team is looking for a tools software engineer to help support our key features on all of Apple’s major platforms including macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

Key Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Objective-C, C, or C++

  • Familiarity with scripting languages (Python, Perl, Bash, etc)

  • Familiarity with SCM systems such as Git and Subversion

  • Familiarity with command line operations

  • Problem-solving and debugging skills


The Internationalization team is responsible for ensuring that Apple’s products are tailored for customers around the world who use many different languages.

We provide text input solutions for many different languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Hindi, Tamil, Thai, Vietnamese, and many more, tailored to meet the needs of each language. We also develop APIs and technologies to help developers both within and outside Apple deliver a high-quality localized experience.

We are looking for a motivated engineer to help us streamline our development process and support the quality of our products. As a member of the team, you will interact with the breadth of technologies that go into making great internationalized products, such as design, UI development, Unicode, text input, NLP, data analysis, etc.

Apple is known for its unique integration of hardware and software, and the Internationalization team is a key part of that. We work closely with the design, hardware, and localization teams to deliver a great Apple experience across many different languages on Apple’s new and exciting hardware products.


Write scripts to streamline development processes

Create tools for data collection and analysis

Implement solutions for gathering and visualizing usage metrics

Provide support for new languages and features in our software testing infrastructure

Implement tools for performing statistical analysis to provide accuracy scores for text input

Triage issues as they are reported


BS Degree in computer science or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements

*Familiarity with Web development