Software Engineer for Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and Java Development Kit (JDK)

Cupertino, CA
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Apple services make extensive use of Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and Java Development Kit (JDK) technology. Our team makes strategic investments and supports the JVM and JDK technology to ensure these Apple services work at peak capacity. Apple services are expected to work reliably on a global scale, and the JVM provides a critical piece of this infrastructure. Team members are passionate about working across a large organization to understand where runtime changes are justified, configuration changes, or if application tuning would be sufficient. If this is something which is exciting for you, we'd love to hear from you

Key Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of Java and C++
  • Garbage Collection (e.g. CMS, G1GC, ZGC)
  • JIT technologies (e.g. Hotspot, Graal)
  • Java Development Kit (e.g. Java APIs and library implementations)
  • Understanding of Java Memory Model
  • Multi-threaded programming and concurrency concepts
  • Java performance analysis and improvements
  • Working with application and library developers to write more friendly code for the JVM/JDK


Contribute and build JVM and JDK software that enables services at Apple's scale. We are looking for individual contributors and team leaders to improve the JVM and JDK at Apple. You will have the opportunity to work with a team which has set its sights on improving impact across Apple

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

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Software Engineer
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Overall Rating: 8/199
Median Salary: $100,690

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