Maps Data Senior Software Engineer

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200185898
A job at Apple is unlike any other you’ve had. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. You’ll be proud. The Apple Maps Data team is looking for talented backend engineers for building a Maps data visualization and analytics platform to dynamically visualize and critique geo-spatial data. You will work with a team of senior engineers that have comprehensive knowledge and creative ideas. We are looking for great teammates that are creative problem solvers, able to tackle problems under tight deadline constraints and deliver solutions.

Key Qualifications

  • Responsibilities:
  • Build a scalable and performant system to visualize and analyze maps data
  • Build clients and APIs for users to consume data in batch and streaming modes
  • Deliver rich features to support the requirements of multiple teams
  • Maintain libraries to access data across different paradigms
  • Maintain and expand the platform language
  • Communicate frequently with external teams
  • Key Qualifications:
  • Solid computer science background ( data structure, software engineering, algorithms)
  • 7+ years Object-oriented/functional programming and design skills, preferably in Java
  • 5+ years of industry software engineering experience architecting and implementing scalable data platforms
  • Deep proficiency with Big Data processing technologies (Spark, MapReduce)
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter mentality with desire to continuously improve system and its components
  • Comfortable approaching unknowns with an open mindset


The Maps data visualization and analysis platform is used by a wide variety of teams within Apple Maps Data to envision the impact of large data sets. A stable, scalable and powerful platform with rich functionality is crucial to see, understand, analyze and verify maps data. This is a challenging role as you will deal with an enormous amount of geo-spatial data, supporting cross team projects throughout the organization.

Education & Experience

- BS in Computer Science or higher

Additional Requirements

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • - Application development experience with NoSQL databases such as Cassandra
  • - Working knowledge in a scripting language such as Python
  • - Working knowledge of map data
  • - Geo-spatial experience
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