Engineering Manager, CloudKit

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200187284
Imagine what we could do together. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job, and there’s no telling what we could accomplish. Apple is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead teams developing the next generation of Cloud Services infrastructure. You will be working on key components of the CloudKit platform and introducing new fundamental capabilities. Your work will help to power entirely new experiences and scale existing ones, such as iCloud Drive, Photos, and Backup. This is your chance to put a dent in the Universe. You will work with world-class teams in Cupertino, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston & London who have a real passion for engineering and delivering features that maintain strong privacy guarantees to end users.

Key Qualifications

  • Experienced: you have a track record of managing and growing teams designing, implementing, and operating highly scalable and reliable web services
  • Supportive: you create a diverse and inclusive environment of psychological safety
  • Collaborative: you thrive in a multi-functional organization through clear communication, consistent delivery, and relationship building
  • Resourceful: you have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Curious: you have the desire and aptitude to independently learn
  • Self-directed: you drive teams and projects from a simple idea to production
  • User-focused: you demonstrate empathy for the user experience and care for the privacy of user data


We are a high-leverage team designing, building, and growing CloudKit — a foundational privacy-focused platform enabling many of Apple’s signature apps and experiences. Our work impacts over a billion users and is essential to the success of Apple’s growth in services. As a manager in CloudKit, you will: • Support the growth and well-being of your direct reports • Own, execute and deliver significant features and initiatives to enable new experiences in the Apple ecosystem • Grow the CloudKit organization through hiring • Collaborate cross-functionally to shape the vision and roadmap of the CloudKit Platform • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to engineers throughout the organization • Work with other leaders to proactively drive organizational improvements such as career ladders, performance reviews, team culture, workflow, and hiring

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • • Languages: Java, C++, Swift
  • • Technology: Cassandra, FoundationDB
  • • Knowledge: Security, Privacy, Cryptography (TLS, cryptographic chain of trust, data encryption at rest)