Secure Systems Architect and Technical Lead, Platform Architecture

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200282692
Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 26, 2021

Role Number:200282692

Are you a big-picture visionary who understands how each element affects all the others? At Apple, our Platform Architecture group...Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 26, 2021

Role Number:200282692

Are you a big-picture visionary who understands how each element affects all the others? At Apple, our Platform Architecture group is responsible for connecting our hardware, software, and servers into one unified system. You'll technically lead a team of architects and engineers who are dedicated to securing the world's most advanced consumer devices. Our products are trusted for storing personal data, and our goal is to better safeguard our users. We're looking for talented and inspired leaders to help raise the bar on the security of Apple's products.

In this role, you will provide technical leadership for a team of security engineers and perform independent security design to deliver foundational platform technologies that continuously enhance the security of Apple products. Together, our work will be the reason millions of customers feel they can trust their devices every single day.

Key Qualifications

  • Ideally, you will have 10-15+ years experience and possess:
  • Desire and experience to mentor other architects and engineers
  • Ability to effectively lead cross-functional initiatives
  • Initiative to provide architectural guidance to teams lacking resident security expertise
  • Breadth to work cross-functionally with Privacy, Safety, Service, Manufacturing, Software, and Product teams to resolve system-level security issues
  • Ability to combine hardware, software, and server elements into scalable system level security solutions
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Knowledge of basic cryptographic principles (e.g., symmetric vs asymmetric crypto, encryption vs authentication)

Description

As a technical lead and security architect within Platform Architecture, you will:

Provide technical leadership and individual contributions to a team of security architects and engineers to develop and configure re-usable security technologies embedded in the hardware base of Apple products

Design and document system level security solutions to meet the requirements of exciting new Apple products and technologies

Harness the wide range of skills within the team to champion adoption of our elite security technologies including creation of client/server message sequence diagrams, golden unit tests, reference data, or sample libraries to aid integration across team boundaries

Guide cross-functional teams throughout the product development cycle to resolve system-level issues without sacrificing product security or impacting iconic product design

Collaborate with other security architects and researchers across Apple including software, hardware, silicon, server, and product groups on this high-visibility team

Employ internal teams, contractors, or external consultants to develop any custom tools and applications that would streamline adoption and application of our security technologies to new products and components.

Education & Experience

MSEE/CE or equivalent relevant work experience required

Additional Requirements

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Cupertino, CA 95014

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