Software Engineer

New York City, New York, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200395724
The Apple Media Products (AMP) Data Services Team is looking for extraordinary engineers to design and build best of breed systems for dealing with our complex and ever-growing data and infrastructure needs. We are a key part of the Apple ecosystem, supporting millions of users and billions of transactions. We're looking for someone ready to work at huge scale and have a hand in bringing amazing new products and services to market.

Key Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of professional software development experience in Java and/or C++ with strong understanding of Object oriented concepts and design
  • Experience and deep understanding of Kafka
  • Experience in at least one of scalable data stores like Cassandra, Redis and/or Voldemort
  • Experience in designing and implementing RESTful API and services. gRPC is a plus
  • Strong production debugging and performance tuning skills
  • Strong understanding of Data architecture and related problems.
  • Experience working on complex problems and distributed systems where scalability and performance are extremely important (every millisecond counts)
  • Should be independent and able to effectively work with cross functional teams
  • Our customers love what we do at Apple and we want the same from our engineers - Passion for building the best systems!


The Apple Media Products Engineering team supports tens of millions of pieces of content in more than 150 markets enjoyed by hundreds of millions of users, which powers various features within the Apple client applications - App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV+, iTunes, iBooks, Podcast, etc. We've got unique and growing needs for data storage and consumption. You will help building the next generation infrastructural and platform services, which provide and support abilities like structured and unstructured storage, caching, queueing and much more. You'll collaborate cross-functionally with various AMP teams, from store and commerce through to search and recommendations, creating services and infrastructure platforms and pipelines that can rapidly scale and serve personalized and non-personalized data with very low latency. You should be someone who is not afraid to question assumptions, is a good team player under tight deadlines and tackles problems with elegant technical solutions.

Education & Experience

Minimum Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Masters or PhD preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with compute/container platforms such as AWS EC2, K8s is highly preferred
  • Experience in Distributed Data stores replication and CRDT is a plus