Engineering Manager - AMP Commerce Engineering

New York, NY 10007
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Posted: Aug 6, 2021

Role Number:200275025

The Apple Media Products Commerce Engineering team builds services powering the App Store, Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, A...Summary


Posted: Aug 6, 2021

Role Number:200275025

The Apple Media Products Commerce Engineering team builds services powering the App Store, Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, Apple Pay, Apple Books and more! We do it on a massive scale, meeting Apple's high expectations to deliver a variety of content in over 35 languages to more than 150 countries. Thanks to Apple's unique integration of hardware, software, and services, our engineers partner to get behind a single unified vision. That vision always includes a deep commitment to strengthening Apple's privacy policy, one of Apple's core values. Our teams remain small, nimble, and cross-functional, offering great exposure to an array of opportunities.

Key Qualifications

  • At least 6 years of experience, at least two of which are in a lead or management role
  • Experience working with and leading cross-functional technical teams is highly desirable
  • Strong object oriented design and analysis skills
  • Experience writing components/frameworks/libraries that achieve software leverage
  • Experience working in a large code base
  • Experience with relational databases, JDBC, and object relational frameworks like Hibernate, JPA, etc.
  • Experience using NoSQL solutions like Cassandra, Voldemort, Memcached, etc.
  • Familiarity with big data technologies such as Apache Spark, Hadoop, etc.
  • TCP/IP networking experience, with protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, SSL
  • External systems integrations experience
  • Willing to take ownership and set direction, especially in gray areas
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Hands-on coder, with ability to write clear, concise, coherent code
  • Superb verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent judgment and integrity with the ability to make timely and sound decisions. Ability to self-direct when necessary, all the while supporting strong team dynamics
  • Ability to simultaneously face multiple teams and/or partner organizations
  • Fastidious attention to detail


The Apple Media Products Commerce group is looking for an extraordinary, hands-on Engineering Manager to join our platform engineering team. The Commerce team provides the transactional engine for App Store, iTunes Music Store, Apple Music, iBookStore, Apple TV+ and more. Our platform is the highest volume digital content store in the world, serving billions of transactions daily in more than 130 countries.

Would you like the stimulation and challenges of building a world-class, extraordinary scalable commerce platform? Then this is the opportunity for you at Apple! We strive to provide a flawless purchase and subscription experience for our for millions of customers and developers.

You'll build services and application components, shared across applications, to support very high levels of transactional integrity, scalability, availability, fault tolerance, and security. You will also contribute to the architecture, design and implementation of top-level user visible features, with an emphasis on identifying components that can be used across different scenarios and domains.

We are looking for a self-starting, ambitious individual who is not afraid to question assumptions or charge head-first into gray areas. Excellent written and interpersonal skills are a must to collaborate in our multi-functional environments. You should have in-depth experience developing large-scale web-based applications using object-oriented languages. Excellent understanding of relational databases and data-modeling techniques are needed, and Cassandra or other NoSQL knowledge are a plus. We partner with a variety of cross and multi-functional team members from a diverse array of other exciting groups across the company.

If you like the stimulation and challenges of building systems and features exposed to hundreds of millions of transacting users, and you want to make a difference, you will find Apple Media Products Engineering to be a fast-paced, rewarding environment where the best engineers and scientists collaborate to deliver fantastic products and features to our customers.

You will work on features that touch all Apple Media Products Commerce services - account management, application, music, and video purchase / download / entitlement, subscription management, financial and fulfillment topics plus a lot of new features coming to the Apple product ecosystem. You will ensure that language and local market requirements are understood and supported from a technical perspective. You will find opportunities for software reuse across problem domains, design and code components/libraries/frameworks to support that reuse, and refactor code to achieve higher levels of leverage in the codebase. Using 3rd party and hand-rolled solutions, you will build infrastructure for caching, messaging, and workflow management, that will be used by other teams in the Commerce group.

Be ready to make something extraordinary when you come here. Dynamic, inspiring people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with our products and services. The same passion for innovation also applies to our business practices - strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. You should join the Apple Media Products Commerce Engineering Team if you want to help deliver the next amazing Apple product.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience is required. MS preferred.

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