Engineering Manager, FEAR

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


Role Number:200162075
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. The Fraud, Engineering, Algorithms and Risk group is responsible for combating fraud and abuse for Internet Software and Services at Apple. In this role, you will be tasked with leading the development of critical, robust and scalable distributed systems that can keep pace with data across a number of high-profile and large-volume Apple cloud properties. Your contributions to the next-generation libraries, platforms, and data pipelines will empower us to rapidly build and deploy complex feature pipelines and models to production.

Key Qualifications

  • Validated ability to lead high-performing engineering teams
  • Prior/recent coding experience in Java or Scala, preferably with critical, large-scale distributed systems
  • Ability to design large-scale, complex applications with excellent run-time characteristics such as low-latency, fault-tolerance and availability
  • Review designs and code, provide and follow-up on actionable feedback
  • Superb interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate with large multi-functional technical and business teams
  • Ability to hire, mentor, support and elevate the performance of a team
  • A learning attitude to continuously improve self, team, and the organization
  • Emphasize and support the professional growth and development of the team
  • Represent the team and remove hurdles to enable each team member to operate at the highest level of efficiency and productivity
  • Passion for computer science, software engineering design and big data
  • Deeply concerned about excellence and quality in products and services
  • Exceptional analytical and programming skills
  • Fluent knowledge with at least two of the following: Spark, MapReduce, HDFS, Cassandra, Kafka


Apple is seeking an extraordinary leader to manage a team of hardworking engineers. This is a management position that supports a large number of critical anti-fraud and abuse projects, and it requires experience and expertise effectively leading a team with varied levels of experience. We work at an unusual intersection of huge data volumes and adversaries that are continuously adapting, which means we are operating at and beyond the limits of conventional alternative data systems. To be effective in this space, we engineer high-quality, responsive, scalable and resilient distributed systems that power data exploration, feature engineering and machine learning model execution. In this role you will work closely with our engineering teams and partner multi-functionally with peer organizations, and dependent teams to ensure relevant and timely execution. A highly organized, results driven manager is vital to lead the team to successfully handle the engagements. You will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced environment where both individual drive and team collaboration are the keys to success. You are an extraordinary leader who will be able to cultivate an environment that emphasizes ownership of outcome, collaboration, innovation and creativity. Help us protect and improve the user experience of hundreds of millions of users!

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