Apple Media Products - Senior Data Engineer, Analytics

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

Summary

Posted:
Role Number:200196065
The Apple Media Products Engineering team is one of the most exciting examples of Apple’s long-held passion for combining art and technology. These are the people who power the App Store, Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple Books. And they do it on a massive scale, meeting Apple’s high expectations with high performance to deliver a huge variety of entertainment in over 35 languages to more than 150 countries. These engineers build secure, end-to-end solutions. They develop the custom software used to process all the creative work, the tools that providers use to deliver that media, all the server-side systems, and the APIs for many Apple services. Thanks to Apple’s unique integration of hardware, software, and services, engineers here partner to get behind a single unified vision. That vision always includes a deep commitment to strengthening Apple’s privacy policy, one of Apple’s core values. Although services are a bigger part of Apple’s business than ever before, these teams remain small, nimble, and cross-functional, offering greater exposure to the array of opportunities here.

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrate proficiency in data management and automation on Spark, Hadoop, and HDFS environments
  • - Experience managing data in relational databases and developing ETL pipelines
  • - Know how in maintaining and debugging systems in Java runtime environments
  • - Competency in Java and other JVM languages like Scala or/and C#, Clojure, or similar object-oriented language
  • - Deep understanding, and strong hands on experience - Multithreading, Networking (including non-blocking IO), etc
  • - Confidence with SQL databases like Oracle and NoSQL databases like Cassandra
  • - Experience driving product features, functional specifications, and development schedules, represent team and technology
  • - Passion and prior experience designing and implementing outstanding large distributed systems
  • - Be an advocate and driver for performance optimization, automation, and unit tests
  • - Ability to pick up new technologies quickly
  • - Excellent debugging, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • - Tireless attention to detail
  • - Solid documentation and technical writing skills

Description

The AMP Analytics team is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting on customer From this data we generate insights into how customers interact with our products, and use these insights to drive improvements to user-facing features. You will be working on a small team valuing cooperation, brainstorming, with an emphasis on design. You will be responsible for developing systems, tools, and visualizations to make sense of the data. We are looking for a sharp engineer who also has a keen sense of how to build good products. You are also a team player -- ready to engage in lively design discussions, and able to give and receive constructive code reviews. Your curiosity drives you to explore new technologies and apply creative solutions to problems. The ideal candidate pays close attention to details, but also keeps sight of the bigger picture. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS - Proficiency with source control systems (SVN, Git) and build tools such as Gradle, Maven, etc. - Experience with the Big-Data ecosystem (Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc.) - Built and deployed large scale data pipelines (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Storm) - Understands different data storage solutions and when to use them (e.g. RDBMS, Cassandra, Solr, Redis) - Experience implementing and administering logging, telemetry and monitoring tools like Splunk is a plus - Experience in cluster management/orchestration software like Mesos, Aurora or Ansible using tools such as Docker is a plus - Experience working with Cloud based environment a plus

Education & Experience

BS degree in Computer Science or a related field

Additional Requirements