Technical Support Engineer - Apple Media Products, Video and Audio

Seattle, Washington, United States
Operations and Supply Chain

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200375286
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

  • Experience diagnosing technical issues
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with XML
  • Experience with Scripting
  • Knowledge of process management, metrics and KPIs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to understand technical concepts and communicate with non-technical customers
  • Self motivated, constantly looking for areas of improvement
  • Bachelor's degree, or 4 years equivalent work experience
  • NICE TO HAVE
  • Familiarity with digital media files and content
  • Knowledge of video ecosystem and delivery of large scale video
  • Experience with Java programming

Description

We're looking for a Content Engineer with a passion for media, customer experience, and the quality of content and service synonymous with Apple. Does this sound you like? Join our team! Digital Supply Chain Content Engineering is the intersection of content (Video, Apps, Books, Music) processing, CMS tools and process support. We are the grease and the glue within engineering team that crafts the largest media store in the world. This role takes on many forms from basic customer service and training, to production issues investigation, to content investigations, to identifying code and system fixes. You'll join an integral support and operations team inside the Apple Media Products (AMP) engineering org, working closely with our engineering teams to support multiple projects and features across the AMP and Services ecosystem. Utilizing both technical and interpersonal skills will be essential to success in this role. You will be responsible for reporting, monitoring and troubleshooting the content ingestion/encoding pipeline for all Apple Media Products. Conducting technical analysis of incidents, performing root cause investigation and review with technical teams. Working with Engineering teams to develop, implement and improve Incident Management and Problem Management. Serving as the primary point of contact for all technical groups and customers to address support issues and requests. Communicating with production teams in planning for systems resources and tracking time-sensitive content. Analyzing workflows, filing detailed bug reports and providing QA test plans.

Education & Experience

- Minimum BS in computer science, engineering or related experience

Additional Requirements