Apple is hiring for its health business

Apple is seeking an engineering manager to support its health business.

The open position, posted to Apple's website Aug. 30 and titled "Knowledge Engineering Manager - Health," targets engineering managers with a background in health data, including at least two years leading software engineering, data science or clinical informatics teams.

The job listing highlights Apple's preference for candidates with experiences in health standards, medical coding systems and health knowledge representation, such as graph databases and deep relational data modeling.

Apple doesn't note what unit the engineering manager will join — only that they will lead a team working on "an exciting project" to "ensure we continue innovating in a rapidly changing field."

"This is a great opportunity to empower people to improve their health," the job listing reads. "The ideal candidate enjoys breaking down complex problems, thrives in an agile and dynamic cross-functional team, loves data, and wants to make a big impact on health."

In recent months, Apple has ramped up its health records project, an effort to integrate patient health records into the iPhone's Health app. In August, the company closed enrollment for the Apple Heart Study, a joint heart rhythm research project with Stanford University School of Medicine in California and telehealth vendor American Well.

Apple also has a number of rumored projects. A patent application made public in June suggests the tech giant may soon offer a wearable device that monitors blood pressure, for example.

The new job listing mirrors a similar post the iPhone maker released in April, seeking a "Clinical Health Insights iOS Engineering Manager."

For the clinical health insights position, Apple said it sought an engineering manager who has "a strong attention to detail, thrives in an agile and dynamic cross-functional team, loves data, enjoys building teams and mentoring engineers, and wants to make a big impact on health."

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