HID, CI DevOps Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
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Posted: Apr 27, 2020

Role Number:200167865

Come join a team of creative and enthusiastic engineers responsible for next-generation Human Input Devices for iPhone, iPad, Mac,...Summary


Posted: Apr 27, 2020

Role Number:200167865

Come join a team of creative and enthusiastic engineers responsible for next-generation Human Input Devices for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and more. We are looking for hardworking, energetic and self-driven CI / DevOps Engineers with an innate passion for making things faster and a commitment to automate everything. Someone who will always find the best ways to make the team more efficient by reducing tedious work as much as possible, to focus on what is truly important.

You have to have a strong DevOps automation background and a willingness to bring your experience and good practices to a firmware development environment. Our team is responsible for partnering with developers and making the services we create faster and more resilient to failure. You will be part of the automation effort on big projects in Apple HID, creating automation infrastructure and helping make decisions from the ground up. As a member of our HID group, you will also have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple's customers every day. In this role, you will be at the focal point of many multi-functional interactions with the firmware, algorithms, software, and QE teams.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in CI/CD/DevOps
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and teamwork skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in setting up, configuring and managing Jenkins servers and nodes
  • Proficient in Java and Groovy, as well as a good experience with jenkinsfiles
  • Proficient in scripting languages such as Python or Bash
  • Proficient in Mac and Linux environments
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and solution-oriented individual


You will work in collaboration with firmware engineers and tailor solutions to improve their ability to ship products faster, with confidence throughout the whole firmware lifecycle. Your experience will allow you to deliver best-in-class scalable automation system.

Your role will include the following:
Build and maintain a robust and high availability Continuous Integration pipeline and automating build & deployment processes, with the goal of 100% automation and reduction of regression test cycles.
Build functional testing tools and improve existing automation platforms.
Act as a strong advocate for quality in the product development process for firmware engineering, such as identifying gaps or inefficiencies and suggesting improvements.
You take responsibility; you can demonstrate creativity, initiative, and the ability to work to deadlines.
You feel a personal stake in the product you ship. You thrive in uncertainty and strive to bring order to it.
Self-motivated and able to grasp issues quickly and make educated, critical judgment in the absence of complete requirements.
Able to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Education & Experience

BS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with Firmware
  • Fluency in C, C++, Objective-C
  • Knowledge in AWS
  • Knowledge in Docker + Kubernetes
  • Knowledge in web UI design
  • Knowledge in web services implementation
  • Knowledge in database implementation and design
  • Knowledge of iOS development environment and tool stack
  • Knowledge in configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef or Ansible

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