Software Engineer - Gaming Platform

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


Role Number:200198864
Are you passionate about games? Want to participate in Apple’s gaming backend service, powering features such as Leaderboard, Achievements, Multiplayer, and more for gaming on the Apple ecosystem? Bring passion and dedication to your job, and there’s no telling what we could accomplish.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong design skills; you're an algorithm & data structure specialist; the diagrams on your whiteboard are intricate, and you’ve evaluated the time & space complexity of every component
  • Deep intellectual honesty; your thinking is thorough; you’re not afraid to change your mind, or to defend your position; you tend to under-promise and over-deliver
  • Passion for coding; you write amazing software because that’s what you like to do
  • Quality focused; you take pride in your work, developing efficient, elegant, and maintainable software; you’re a defensive coder, and your code works as designed, even in chaotic environments
  • Persistence and investigative spirit; you won’t let go of a problem or requirement until you understand it, inside and out; you can lead a project from the definition to its successful deployment
  • Phenomenal teammate; you’re articulate, and you can explain complex concepts to anybody; you like working with people, and they like working with you


GameCenter server team is looking for a software engineer to join our team. With the launch of Apple Arcade, Apple redefined gaming, introducing a brand-new way for people to enjoy games with their loved ones. As a member of the iCloud GameCenter server team, you can make games more engaging and fun for players. Want to be a part of this exciting time by building and designing a large scale distributed cloud gaming platform? Join us!

Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • • Distributed Systems or Database Internals
  • • Experience with client-server application development
  • • Computer architecture / low level optimization
  • • Java/C/C++
  • • NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, FoundationDB
  • • Linux
  • • Game development experiences