Cloud Solutions Architect

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200214185
Are you a cloud native and does cloud solutions architecture excite you? Do you love crafting elegant solutions to complex challenges? Can you see the importance of every detail? Do you know what it takes to architect cutting edge cloud services? The Apple Cloud Services organization enables our engineers to deliver incredible experiences to customers. Join this team and you’ll collaborate with engineers across Apple to make these products. In this role, you will be able to: Work on cloud solutions at Apple scale that back world-class services and be a consultant to service teams like iCloud, Siri, or Apple TV+. Work in a hybrid- and truly multi-cloud environment spanning Apple’s private cloud services and public cloud providers. Your career development will no longer be limited to a particular provider and there is no sales pressure. Help build services that see Privacy as a fundamental human right and do not trade user data for revenue. Provide insights to engineering teams that help shape Apple’s cloud services. Join an emerging team of solution architects that grows and takes shape with you and appreciates your experience. Work with Apple engineering teams across the globe without requiring domestic or international travel.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to quickly get up to speed on unfamiliar technologies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and consult with all levels in an organization.
  • Experience with Cloud services (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc).
  • Experience in at-scale infrastructure design and deployment with a focus on distributed systems.
  • Ability to lead discussions about complex solution design tradeoffs and drive conflict resolution.
  • Understanding of the challenges that developers face when deploying cloud-native or migrating large applications on modern cloud infrastructure.


In this role, you’ll help our teams by mapping out solutions to some of their complex technical challenges. You’ll provide direction, mitigate risk and offer solutions tailored for their business needs. From migrations of existing workloads to building advanced cloud-native solutions, you’ll help shape and execute to increase agility, improve security, reduce costs and meet utilization targets. You bring a balance of technical depth and interpersonal skills to drive collaboration and coordinate with partners throughout the organization. You’ll work closely with engineering, infrastructure, platform, and SRE teams to align on architecture and operations. You bring focus to and support the decisions that matter when utilizing the cloud computing services.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent related experience. Advanced Degree preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Experience leading all aspects of an engagement with customer organizations.
  • Experience with CloudNative architectures and technologies.
  • Project and risk management skills.