Software Engineer - Automation

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


Posted: Oct 24, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200002316
We are seeking an energetic and motivated server-side software engineer who will play a central role in the delivery of automation for driving the performance, reliability and quality of scalable services. As a member of our fast-paced group in Apple Health, you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape and improve the systems that allow our products to delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every day.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of industry experience Excellent programming skills in Java; Python or Scala a plus
  • Strong experience building or qualifying scalable backend services
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure and platform services like AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Knowledge of common web services protocols (HTTP/REST)Experience measuring and improving the performance of software systems
  • Aptitude to independently learn new technology, e.g. building a proof of concept in a new area and transitioning it successfully into a real project
  • Ability to express and communicate ideas clearly within the team
  • Experience measuring and improving the performance of ETL, data warehousing, or data pipelines a plus
  • Experience planning and building automated verification of web services a plus
  • Experience building practical, secure systems for handling sensitive data a plus
  • Web frontend experience, experience with test automation tools like Selenium a plus
  • Experience with data science or machine learning tools like Spark a plus


Apple's Health team is seeking a server-side Software Engineer to focus on automation, with the patience and tenacity to drive software reliability across a complex software platform. In addition to using technical knowledge to drive features and improvements, you must be comfortable with rapidly evolving requirements, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Success depends on working with cross-functional teams. Responsibilities: Design and build automation for distributed systems before and after deployment including data warehousing, machine learning and data science tools. Design and build tools to measure and then improve the performance of these systems. Focus on building secure, reliable software.

Education & Experience

BS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements