Sr. Fullstack Engineer - Video Quality

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200217454
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, forward-thinking, and cross-functional, offering greater exposure to the array of opportunities here.

Key Qualifications

  • Building systems and delivering internet services at scale.
  • Working in Linux or Unix environments and ability to tune for performance (e.g. disk or memory).
  • Usage of devops and automation tools (e.g. chef, Jenkins).
  • Architecting or storing data in NoSQL, Relational or Big data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, MongoDB/CouchDB, Spark).
  • Java/Scala/Go and run-time configurations.
  • Great understanding of MV patterns.
  • Experience with creating apps or experiences using web and/or native frameworks (JS, Swift, HTML, CSS etc).
  • Other systems like containers and message queues (e.g. Kafka, Apache, Jetty).
  • Infrastructure knowledge of networks, CDNs, load balancers.
  • Agile development with code tools like svn and git.
  • App/software design and API development using Java, JS, HTML5 etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of media serving ecosystem and delivery of large scale video/music.
  • Aptitude to independently network, learn, and influence multi-functional teams.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize, plan and deliver against key landmarks.


Apple Media Products is looking for a software engineers to provide new and enhanced architecture, software, tools and monitoring to support its fast paced growth. Join our exciting team that is dedicated to providing the highest quality video/music products to our customers. Our team is responsible for the software that drive real-time end-to-end media service and influence the performance and architecture of delivering content. We are looking for a teammate who is able to tackle problems under a tight deadline constraints and deliver imaginative solutions. Responsibilities will include: tools and applications to support measuring and monitoring quality, building data analytics and real-time dashboards, driving innovations to deliver best-in-class optimizations, and finally working across Apple from customer care to core platforms to build the capabilities.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering or related field.

Additional Requirements