Sr. Software Engineer, Data Management & Governance - Apple Media Products at Apple

Apple is looking for an experienced Java engineer with hands-on experience developing highly available and scalable systems, as part of a friendly cross-geo team, towards the goal of meeting Apple’s belief that privacy and security are paramount.

Key Qualifications

  • Extensive professional software development experience building services at high scale
  • Proficiency in Java required
  • Strong ownership and track record of delivering results in a team
  • Ability to communicate with users and drive adoption, to troubleshoot and diagnose issues, and to work effectively with teams adopting our tools.
  • Experience with database and Big Data technologies (SQL, NoSQL, Spark, Hadoop, Parquet)
  • Experience with modern software engineering practices: Agile methodology, CI/CD, Git


At Apple, we believe privacy is a fundamental human right. The Data Platform organization owns internal applications and services to support and manage the complex and ever-growing data and infrastructure needs of Apple Media Products (AMP), and Apple in general. The Data Management & Governance team, part of the AMP Data Platform organization, builds mission-critical systems and internal tools that are used throughout AMP and across Apple in general, by various strategic high-impact products and services to protect users and their information by default. Your contributions will have a highly visible impact across Apple Media Products and across Apple. A successful candidate will: • Work as part of a collaborative and diverse cross-geo org on engineering software solutions for a complex problem space • Partner with multiple organizations in Apple to help them adopt and adhere to the high standards of data privacy, governance and compliance at Apple • Scale existing systems to higher availabilities and new regions and build new systems • Mentor junior developers and play a key role in growing the team here in Seattle • Bring their passion for user data privacy to do their best work • Build and share knowledge of emerging Big Data technologies with the larger org 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/ Engineering or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Expertise in the following areas is a huge plus but not required:
    • Awareness of data privacy and compliance regulations (GDPR, CCPA/ CPRA)

    • Knowledge of security practices (applied cryptography, data encryption at rest)

Pay & Benefits

  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $144,500 and $250,000, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.
    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple’s discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses — including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. about Apple Benefits.
    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

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