WebKit Architecture Engineer Memory

Apple   •  

Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 25 days ago

WebKit is the system framework used by Safari, Mail, and many otheriOSand macOS applications to render web content.

Key Qualifications

  • Detailed knowledge of C and C++
  • Detailed understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Excellent debugging, critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills


The WebKit Architecture team isresponsible for the design and implementation of WebKit’s sandboxed, multi-processarchitecture, which provides forsecurity, crashisolation, and concurrency. The team covers major WebKit features including inter-process communication, processisolation and sandboxing, storage,networking, Cocoa APIs, and web APIs like fetch(), Web Components, and WebRTC. This memory role focuses on benchmark-driven optimization of web content memory use, including analysis of web pages, apps, and system frameworks. The ideal candidatewill invent new techniques for reducing memory use and avoiding jetsam, and diagnose and resolve memory use and jetsam regressions.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with memory analysis tools and memory optimization
  • Experience with systems programming and inter-process communication
  • Experience with security engineering and security exploits
  • Experience with Cocoa apps and frameworks
  • Experience with Web technologies (HTML, CSS, DOM, JavaScript,SVG)

Role Number: 113727193