Senior Back - End Software Engineer

Apple   •  

Santa Clara, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 159 days ago

Job Summary

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Data Center Network Team that support Apple’s external facing apps is looking for a Senior Back-End Software Engineer! We're a fun team of sharp engineers that provide network design, operations and software development support. The team directly influences daily operations of iTunes, iCloud and other Apple’s other internet facing services in order to maximize efficiency, consistency and availability. ***Position can be based in Santa Clara Valley, CA OR Dallas, TX*****

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years experience developing and supporting large multi-tier applications
  • Strong Python and PHP experience and working knowledge of Ruby
  • Thorough understanding of object oriented design principals, algorithms and data structures
  • Strong experience building and testing RESTful APIs.
  • Familiarity with Linux, Docker, Django, Kafka, Elastic Search, Redis and other backend applications
  • Working knowledge of Distributed systems and SQL databases.
  • Must be capable of independent problem-solving and self-direction with strong troubleshooting ability
  • Comfortable with large projects in source control (git), continuous integration (Jenkins) and writing unit tests.
  • Knowledge of dev ops principles and AGILE development practices, tools and methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing justifications, training users in complex topics, and interacting positively with other staff and management.
  • Capability to handle multiple simultaneous competing priorities and deliver solutions in a timely manner, including the ability to easily change priorities as the business dictates.
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools such as Nagios and Splunk
  • Experience with WebSocket and/or Microservices is a plus

Responsibilities include: The successful candidate has experience excelling in agile development teams that solves big business problems by focusing on the customer, and a proven track record of writing amazing code including HTTP APIs (specifically REST based, delivering JSON). Daily responsibilities include writing code for new features, participating in code reviews, partnering with team members, end users, and other development teams to collaborate on new features and services, and supporting users to evaluate and iterate on existing tools and solutions. 

Education

BA/BS in Computer Science / Software Engineering

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