Apple Media Products - Data Engineer

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200207988
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

  • Familiarity with Java, Python, JavaScript, Unix scripting
  • Deep understanding of processing structured data in XML Json and Protobuf.
  • Ability to create clear visualization of complex information
  • Demonstrable experience with summarizing large data sets
  • Understanding of automation scripts and frameworks
  • Programming skills in Swift or Objective C a plus
  • Ability to investigate, debug and triage difficult problems and independently work towards results
  • Highly organized, creative, motivated, and passionate about achieving results
  • Creative thinker and strong problem solver with meticulous attention to detail
  • An enthusiasm for user-focused design & high-quality products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are needed to facilitate close interaction with development teams, management, and other organizations within Apple


The Apple Media Products Engineering team are looking for a motivated and hardworking engineer who has an eye for visualizing and analyzing complex data. The ideal candidate would be skilled at taking raw data and summarizing and presenting the main results in clear and innovative ways . You will have a unique and rewarding opportunity to be part of and shape upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every day. This position requires a motivated, highly-technical engineer to create, maintain, and expand automation for Apple Media Products apps and services. You will help drive the innovation in automation development and work closely with engineering teams to identify and act on the opportunities for data analysis and visualization!

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.

Additional Requirements