Data Engineer

Austin, Texas, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Oct 30, 2018
Role Number: 114338339
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is essential to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have an important role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple's Global Business Solutions organization is seeking a Data Engineer in Austin, Texas. In this role you will work with global Finance organizations and partner with Information Technology to establish, maintain and constantly improve data analytics infrastructure. You will be the key enabler for data scientists and analysts in GBS. You will be on the ground level establishing the beginnings of and helping to technically mature a growing global analytics team.

Key Qualifications

  • Background in computer science, engineering or similar technical field with a minimum of 5 years professional experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with object-oriented scripting language (Python preferred) and shell scripting
  • SQL experience with knowledge of database development and data warehousing fundamentals
  • Experience applying data encryption and data security standards
  • Ability to learn quickly, formulate and apply creative, sustainable data acquisition and storage strategies to facilitate enterprise-wide analytics capabilities
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with the software development lifecycle
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Machine learning background a plus
  • Experience with NoSQL and big data solutions a plus
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting experience a plus
  • A sense of humor and an eagerness to learn


GBS seeks a technical leader to help establish data analytics and automation for all of Apple Finance. As a Global Business Solutions (GBS) data engineer, you will: • Be a global technical leader for Global Business Solutions • Design and implement system architectures and analytical software for acquiring, storing and analyzing data • Drive the strategy and development of data analytics infrastructure in GBS • Partner with Information Technology and other cross-functional organizations • Develop and implement data science infrastructure and process for GBS • Implement and improve data analytics infrastructure and technical skills • The ability to work on a small team in a matrixed environment

Education & Experience

• BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or other quantitative discipline required

Additional Requirements