Senior Software Engineer

April 17, 2024

Job Description

Apple, Inc.

The Apple Services Security team, the security engineering team behind iCloud services and the infrastructure that powers it, is looking for a senior software engineer to tackle new and complicated software problems and implement new security products and features. We are in search of someone that will collaborate with other developers, site reliability engineers, and security teams to write software to protect Apple’s Services. We are looking for an engineer to design and implement a secure foundation for services at Apple. In this role you will write and own software that runs on all of Apple’s cloud fleet to ensure it has the best security in the world.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience using Xcode
  • Experience writing Xcode applications in Swift, Objective-C, C++, C, and/or GO
  • Solid understanding of the full SW development lifecycle
  • Knowledgeable of distributed systems design patterns and security implications, as well as common infrastructure components including: network architecture, server fleet provisioning and configuration, OOB management, storage, load balancing, virtualization, Kubernetes
  • In-depth knowledge of technologies such as Web Services, XML, JSON, HTTP, SSL, TCP/IP, Caching solutions, application performance tuning
  • Deep understanding of Object Oriented and SOA design concepts
  • Experience with OS X, Linux, Shell Scripts
  • Experience in designing and handling systems with high performance, scalability and availability
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment on fast paced projects


We own design, implementation, and execution of applications for Security use cases. Goals for this role will include authoring software that does security vulnerability detection and prevention at Apple’s scale. We handle ambiguity quite often at Apple. We are looking for someone who has experience distilling use cases and requirements down to make them into software applications. Another vital aspect of this role is partnership. We regularly partner with our direct team and stakeholders on projects. We are a small team of senior software engineers that work to establish excellent partnerships with cross functional teams. We are looking for someone who is an excellent written and verbal communicator.

Education & Experience

– BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent proven 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.


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