WebKit Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs) Engineer en Madrid, Madrid, Spain

At Apple, we care about people, and privacy is about people. Today there is a large set of technologies that can be used to achieve user privacy while still measuring or making use of data. Join us and make your ideas become extraordinary products, services, and experiences – all with user privacy in mind. The WebKit team builds the web engine in Safari, the world’s fastest and most power efficient web browser. WebKit is Open Source and one of the most popular frameworks for apps in iOS, watchOS, and macOS. WebKit also powers several Apple apps such as Mail, Books, and News. There is no place on earth where you can get more done in this space than at Apple.

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Key Qualifications
  • Prior experience or college level coursework in cryptography.
  • Strong skills in C, C++, Objective-C, or similar manual memory managed and pointer-based language.
  • Experience programming with libraries through APIs without having access to the implementation details.
  • A keen interest in user privacy.
As a WebKit Privacy-Enhancing Technologies Engineer you will invent and build web features with specific privacy requirements. The features themselves can be for authentication, advertising measurement, website telemetry, fraud prevention, and payments – all with user privacy as a core requirement. You will be working together with several teams at Apple who will help you succeed, and you will engage with the standards community to seek consensus on a safer, more private web. In concrete terms, you will: * Implement new web engine features related to privacy and cryptography. * Design privacy improvements and mitigations for risks in the platform. * Read and analyze web standards specifications. * Put to use privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs) such as blinded signatures, differential privacy, federated learning, and multi-party computation. * Work with Apple’s User Privacy and Cryptography teams on platform features. * Interact with developers on the Open Source WebKit project. * Interact with the web standards community, including other browser vendors, on privacy efforts. At Apple, user privacy and security is paramount. You will play a critical role in advancing these features for hundreds of millions of users across the many products and services we make.
Education & Experience
BS in Computer Science or equivalent
Additional Requirements
  • Engineers often build successful careers on the WebKit team without prior experience working in web browsers. Some of these skills can give you an advantageous head start:
  • * Experience with Web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • * Experience with the UIKit, AppKit, and CFNetwork frameworks.
  • * Experience with systems programming and inter-process communication.

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