Big Data Software Engineer - Observability and Reliability Engineering

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Software and Services


Role Number:200370388
People at Apple don’t just build products — they craft the kind of experience that has revolutionised entire industries. The diverse collection of our people and their ideas encourage innovation in everything we do. Imagine what you could do here! Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Every single day, people do amazing things at Apple. Do you want to be part of a team that builds cutting edge software service, a team that is continually innovating and is proud of making a difference? If so, bring your passion and talent and come join us to be part of something big and amazing. Apple's AML (Applied Machine Learning) team is looking for highly motivated and talented Big Data Software Engineers in Reliability Engineering team to build and operate the next generation of platform, frameworks and software services that powers several mission critical big data platform and applications.

Key Qualifications

  • Java and/or Python expertise
  • Experience in architecting, building and operating end to end Kafka-based data-pipelines / Spark Jobs / Airflow DAGs / Jupyter Notebooks
  • Designing, building and operating distributed applications for scale
  • Expert level understanding of distributed processing technologies(spark, mapreduce etc) with a focus on internals
  • Expert level understanding of performance tuning applications as they scale to millions of requests/day and 100’s of terabytes of data
  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • Good understanding of Unix/Linux based operating system. Proficient in unix, command-line tools, and general system debugging


We work on Apple scale opportunities and challenges. We are engineer at heart. We like solving technical problems. We believe that a good software engineer can design and code anything which has a logic and pattern to it. We believe a good engineer has the curiosity to dig into inner workings of technology and is always experimenting, reading and in constant learning mode. If you are a software engineer/architect with passion to code and dig deeper into any technology, love knowing the internals to extract that last ounce of performance out of software/hardware and fascinated by distributed systems architecture, we want to hear from you. The person should be capable of exhibiting deftness to handle multiple simultaneous competing priorities and deliver solutions in a timely manner. The person will have to participate in 12x7 on-call rotation and provide incident resolution for the production issues in timely manner. The person should be able to understand complex architectures and be comfortable working with multiple teams

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with Kubernetes or other container orchestration framework.
  • Experience in large Hadoop/S3 clusters with 100’s of terabytes of data
  • A strong data background - dealing with OLTP or Analytics workloads at scale
  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women and protected veterans. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.