Sr. Software Engineer - Cloud Services (ASE)

Austin, Texas, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200538528
The Apple Services Engineering (ASE) team is one of the most exciting examples of Apple’s long-held passion for combining art and technology. We are the people who power the App Store, Apple TV and Sports, Apple Music, Podcasts, and Books along with Cloud and Infrastructure Services platforms. Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what we can accomplish together. Do you love crafting elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Are you passionate about building distributed, scalable solutions? Our team develops end to end software solutions and services that are consumed by numerous customers. This is a great opportunity to showcase your deep knowledge in software development, system architecture, and cloud technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • Extensive experience working on large enterprise environments with the demonstrated ability to architect and deliver solutions at scale.
  • Expertise in Java programming and the ability to pivot to other languages as needed.
  • Strong understanding of architectural design principles, including security, high availability, and resiliency.
  • Proficiency in designing and building RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and techniques, containers, and Kubernetes.
  • Hands-on experience operating and developing infrastructure and services in cloud platforms.
  • Familiarity with authentication and authorization technologies such as IAM and SSO.
  • Knowledge of network protocols and Linux/Unix system internals.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to mentor and inspire others.
  • Proven track record of leading projects with minimal direction.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.


As a Sr. Software Engineer on the Apple Services Engineering team, you'll foster innovation, drive collaboration, and deliver scalable solutions to our customers. You will design and implement complete products, demonstrating expertise of the entire software development lifecycle. Partnering closely with developers, system and site reliability engineers, and customers, you'll analyze challenges and engineer robust solutions. This role encompasses end-to-end software design with a keen focus on scalability and reliability. This involves leading architectural discussions, providing technical guidance, and crafting RESTful APIs and services tailored to our diverse customer base. Embracing cutting-edge CI/CD tools and containers, you'll automate deployment processes, optimizing efficiency. You'll implement solutions to bolster reliability by vigilantly monitoring application health and swiftly diagnosing issues. Deploying robust authentication and authorization mechanisms to secure our applications and services is also an extremely critical component of this role. Our team operates and maintains cloud infrastructure that demands high availability and performance. This is a highly technical, hands-on role that requires a wide and deep experience in leading infrastructure and applications. This role offers a tremendous amount of individual responsibility and influence over the direction of critical services for years to come. You are someone with ideas and a real passion for software delivered as a service to improve reuse, efficiency, and simplicity! Here you’ll find that we: • Have a peaceful work environment where you can choose when to socialize and when to focus. • Provide technical guidance and mentorship as needed • Have an encouraging and growth-focused workplace culture. • Encourage you to use accrued vacation time and maintain a healthy work-life balance. • Offer excellent benefits!

Education & Experience

B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent professional experience

Additional Requirements