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Senior Software Engineer, Global Business Intelligence

Company: Apple

Location: Austin, TX, United States

Posted on: November 22

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Posted: Jul 21, 2022
Role Number: 200403443
At Apple, extraordinary ideas have a way of becoming excellent products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish! Would you like to work in a fast-paced environment where your technical abilities will be challenged on a day-to-day basis? If so, Apple's Global Business Intelligence (GBI) team is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to build high quality, scalable and resilient distributed systems that power Apple's analytics platforms and data pipelines. Apple's Enterprise Data Warehouse landscape caters to a wide variety of real-time, near real-time and batch analytical solutions. These solutions are an integral part of business functions like Sales, Operations, Finance, AppleCare, Marketing and Internet Services, enabling business drivers to make critical decisions. We utilize proprietary and open source technologies, Kafka, Spark, Iceberg, Airflow, Presto, etc. If you are looking to solve infrastructure problems at scale, both on-prem or in cloud, focusing on ease of use, ease of maintenance and most importantly implement solutions that are scalable, you will have fun in GBI! If you enjoy learning new technologies, solving challenges with little mentorship, and are comfortable proposing and implementing solutions, demonstrating Software Engineering standard methodologies, you will find it rewarding to work in GBI! The ideal candidate for this position will be able to think outside of the box and should have passion for building engineering solutions to enable business in making time sensitive and critical decisions.

Key Qualifications

  • In depth current knowledge of BI concepts and implementation experience on Cloud with databases like Databricks, Cloudera, SnowFlake is essential for this role
  • Current Cloud technology experience on platforms like Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, AWS is a must
  • Demonstrated skills in handling highly sensitive big data essential for this role
  • Should have architected secure systems using latest encryption design, must be adept at building highly secure, performant reporting solutions on Cloud
  • In-depth understanding of fundamentals of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving
  • Demonstrate passion for excellence in Software Engineering processes, including test driven development
  • Experience in crafting and implementing scalable solutions demonstrating standard methodologies such as Infrastructure as Code
  • Strong experience in multi-thread, concurrent programming and synchronization
  • Programming experience in building high quality software. Skills with Java, Python or Scala preferred
  • Demonstrate rich experience in development processes and agile methodologies
  • Ability to drive the bigger picture impact of decisions
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to code and design systems with a team of developers
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and ability to learn quickly
  • Work/project experience with big data and advanced programming languages is a must
  • Experience developing Big Data applications using java, Spark, hive, oozie, Kafka, and Map Reduce is a huge plus!
  • Experience in public cloud is a plus
  • 5-10 years engineering experience


Current coding experience on building data driven solutions Ability to architect, write efficient code that results in performant BI solutions Must have demonstrated software development experience in building BI solutions that span across databases, ETL, cloud deployment Experience implementing on SnowFlake or similar big data warehouses Experience in ETL technologies like Informatica Experience working on large structured, unstructured data pipelines

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar field

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
  • We at Apple we are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Learn more.

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