Software Engineer - Apple Cloud Analytics

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200101779
Do you love solving complex challenges? Are you an inventive self-starter who takes pride in seeing ideas come to life on a global scale? Are you passionate about developing big-data platform using creative algorithms to process petabytes of data with extremely low latency? If so join Apple’s iCloud Analytics team to design and build a scalable big-data platform that is used across Apple. As part of iCloud you will play a meaningful role in designing, developing, and deploying high-performance systems that handle billions of queries every single day. This enormous scale brings challenges that require extraordinarily creative problem solving. By focusing on and respecting the customer’s needs, you’ll be responsible for helping us build the technology that works for so many customers around the world. We are looking for Engineers and Architects who are passionate about crafting big-data products. This role requires deep understanding of developing products that are highly scalable, highly available and fully fault tolerant. Understanding of various big-data technology concepts such as Parallel Processing in MapReduce or Spark, indexing technology used in searching, query processing using NoSQL technologies is a requirement. This is a small and exclusive technology team focused on addressing all the big-data processing needs for iCloud. We are developing a platform that can accomplish any task with an intuitive, simple to use user interface, and easy deployment to production.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with Java, Scala or Python
  • 2+ years experience in Hadoop/Spark ecosystems
  • Expert in large scale distributed systems
  • Knowledge of streaming architecture (Spark Streaming/Flink)
  • Familiar with Relational Database concepts
  • In-depth understanding of functional programming concepts
  • In-depth knowledge of data structures and algorithms


Consider joining a small team writing the software which forms the foundation for some of our most exciting products and services. • Architect, design and build a framework that can ingest billions of records in a minute, can process and aggregate petabyte scale of data • Develop a big data infrastructure that is highly scalable, available with end to end monitoring capabilities • Advise data engineers and Analysts on solving their data access requirements • Develop and deploy algorithms to solve big data problems

Education & Experience

Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Computer Science

Additional Requirements