Software Delivery - Site Reliability Engineer

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 39
Role Number:200098785
The Software Delivery team is looking for Site Reliability Engineers to build and run the services that enable thousands of Apple engineers to develop the software products that delight millions of Apple customers. In the position you will have the opportunity to join a worldwide DevOps team that fosters a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.  Responsibilities will include:  • Identify sources of instability in distributed systems and drive operational excellence. • Monitor and stress test systems to collect metrics for tuning and capacity planning. • Reduce the burden of toil with iterative development of tooling and automation. • Collaborate with engineering teams to release new features and become an authority on our services. • Participate in on-call rotation.

Key Qualifications

  • Passion for continually learning and exploring new technologies.
  • Well versed in Linux and macOS systems management.
  • Familiar with application and service monitoring tools and techniques.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms and virtualization technologies.
  • Development experience with Python, Ruby, Scala or Go.
  • Involvement with incident management and response.
  • Excellent collaborative skills, with strong written and verbal communication.


This job will provide you with: • A team of highly skilled coworkers ready to both mentor and learn from you. • Unique distributed computing problems with an open mind on how they can be solved.  • The opportunity to collaborate with talented engineering teams across a wide range of technology disciplines. • The freedom to take ownership and drive meaningful improvements in the operational reliability of mission critical services.

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

  • This position might be of interest if you have experience with or a desire to learn about:
  • • Cloud orchestration technologies such as Mesos or Kubernetes.
  • • Virtualization platforms such as KVM, Docker, and Qemu.
  • • Message buses such as Kafka or Rabbit MQ.
  • • BLOB storage technologies.
  • • Splunk, Grafana, Graphite or other monitoring tools.
  • • Puppet or other configuration management tools.