Software Engineer, Core Services

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Feb 26, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114176031
At Apple, we work every single day to build products that enrich people’s lives. Our Advertising Platforms group makes it possible for people around the world to easily access informative and visionary content on their devices while helping publishers and developers promote and monetize their work. Our technology and services power advertising in Apple News and Search Ads in App Store. Our platforms are highly-performant, deployed at scale, and setting new standards for enabling effective advertising while protecting user privacy. The Core Services Platform team designs and builds best of breed systems for dealing with our complex and ever-growing data and infrastructure platform needs, that help run campaigns and deliver advertising content. The team is directly responsible for systems that are used by thousands of advertisers, publishers and developers and has high visibility in the mobile advertising space.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in object oriented software development with an understanding of scalable distributed systems.
  • Experience working on complex problems and distributed systems where scalability and performance are very important (every millisecond counts).
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical multi-functional teams.
  • Results oriented and deadline driven.
  • A desire to work in a dynamic and challenging work environment.
  • Prior experience in advertising industry is a huge plus.


The Core Services team is the backbone of Apple’s ads platform, driving the external API’s for advertising and campaign management and the metadata that drives the relevance engine. As a key contributor to this team, you will design and develop secure and scalable back-end systems that deliver key business data to ad servers and big data pipelines. You will build and maintain interfaces used by both internal systems and thousands of developers and advertisers worldwide. You are self-motivated, have excellent design instincts, and enjoy working multi-functionally. You will enjoy high-performing, elegant systems from the ground up, in close partnerships with various teams around you.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required. Master's degree preferred.

Additional Requirements