AIML - Staff Software Engineer - AIML Observability

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Machine Learning and AI


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200516693
Are you a passionate software engineer looking to design and build cloud-native solutions at Apple-scale for Siri, Search and other AIML products? We're inventing the future of smart observability systems that leverage cloud-first engineering, machine learning and open source. Our solutions will help billions of users enjoy the smartest and best user experiences on their favorite Apple devices. We are looking for a cloud-tested engineering leader who will bring their passion for infrastructure and distributed systems to build our world-class cloud-native observability platforms and services. Join our team!

Key Qualifications

  • Strong background in computer science: distributed systems, algorithms and data structures, APIs and highly-scalable, reliable systems and microservices
  • Strong coding skills in Go, Java, C/C++ or Rust
  • Demonstrated proficiency in AWS services such as EKS / Kubernetes, Amazon S3, networking, database and monitoring services
  • Proven experience in delivering very large-scale cloud-native distributed systems and platform infrastructure
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for collaborating across teams, stakeholders, and open source collaborators
  • Bonus if you have experience with:
  • Cloud infrastructure service provider, or an extensive “private cloud” environment
  • Time-series based observability systems, distributed tracing, logging and profiling at scale and telemetry data collection frameworks
  • Large-scale alert management and notification systems
  • Machine learning and NLP algorithms, LLMs, AIOps
  • Active open source project contributions


Our observability solutions employ a variety of systems and services. We use existing and open-source systems when possible, but do not shy away from building new solutions ourselves. In this role, you will collaborate with a team of engineers to lead the design and development of observability solutions for AIML products and infrastructure. You will be responsible for providing technical guidance, sharing observability know-how, leveraging AI pipelines and mentoring the team to develop and deliver best-of-class solutions.

Education & Experience

B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Apple’s most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programs. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programs that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.
  • Apple benefits programs vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements.
  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace.

Pay & Benefits