Senior Software Engineer - Worldwide Ops BPR

Elk Grove, California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200546342
Do you want to be a part of a team that is critical to the success of Apple? Are you passionate about learning new technologies? Are you motivated by solving unique problems with talented teams in a fast-paced environment? Join us and take on the responsibility of solving complex problems in the Supply Demand Planning domain for Apple. We advance technology by relying on each other's strengths and skills to build something bigger than ourselves. For this reason, team culture is central to our values. We value social skills and integrity as much as technical craft. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be working with a talented group of engineers and have the opportunity to lead them technically, make critical technical decisions, and create a direction for the platforms we are working on. We are looking for an extraordinary engineer with experience building complex platforms and solutions that can help take the supply chain at Apple to the next level. Do you excel in a high-demand setting and exceed expectations, in an environment that requires time management? The right person will prioritize tasks and complete assignments ahead of schedule. While being a great standout colleague, you will also work independently.


• Provide technical leadership and mentorship to a team of software engineers, focusing on increasing software development maturity and skills across the team. • Define and drive the technical direction of projects, ensuring alignment with business objectives and long-term goals. • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across Apple, including product managers and designers, to develop innovative solutions and deliver high-quality software products. • Architect scalable and maintainable software solutions, considering factors such as performance, security, and usability. • Make informed decisions on technical matters, balancing short-term needs with long-term goals and technical debt. • Review and provide feedback on technical designs and code implementations, ensuring adherence to best practices and standards. • Work with external teams to drive the development of infrastructure needs. • Provide hardware architectural guidance, estimate cluster capacity, and create a roadmap. • Adjust communication content and style to meet the needs of diverse partners. • Ensure that different experiences, styles, backgrounds, and perspectives are recognized appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of work experience in Java, Python, or an equivalent programming language, with a focus on big data, scalability, and responsive systems.
  • 5+ years of work experience as a system architect, creating efficient solutions for very complex requirements from business communities.
  • 5+ years of work experience with large scale technologies such as Single Store, Spark, Microservices, Kafka, etc.
  • Proficiency in the Agile software development lifecycle.
  • Fundamental grasp of computer science basics, including data structures and algorithms.
  • Flexibility with a creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Hands-on experience in developing and deploying applications in the public cloud.
  • Experience in handling architectural and design considerations such as performance, scalability, reusability, and flexibility issues.
  • Proven technical leadership and communication skills to fellow engineers and senior leadership.
  • Strong proficiency and ability to quickly learn new technologies and domains.
  • Ability to leverage diverse experiences, styles, backgrounds, and perspectives to achieve results.
  • Contribution to a work climate where differences are valued and supported.
  • Active contributions to open-source projects such as Apache Spark, Kafka, Kubernetes, etc is a plus.
  • Experience with the Supply Chain domain and enterprise systems is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Computer Science preferred; equivalent work experience considered

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • 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. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.