Senior Software Engineer, Search Platform, Big Data Engineer - Apple Media Products

Seattle, WA 98104
  • Job Code
    200205777
  • Jobs Rated
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Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 14, 2021

Role Number:200205777

The Apple Media Products (iTunes) Search Team is looking for extraordinary engineers to help build next-generation search features...Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 14, 2021

Role Number:200205777

The Apple Media Products (iTunes) Search Team is looking for extraordinary engineers to help build next-generation search features for Apple's ground breaking devices and platforms. We are a key part of the Apple ecosystem, supporting all users. AMP manages largest online marketplace for Apps, Music, Movies, Books, Podcasts and more on iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS. We operate globally in languages around the world. We strive to provide the best search experience for our customers. As part of this group, you will work with one of the most exciting high performance computing environments, with petabytes of data, millions of queries per second, and have an opportunity to imagine and build products that delight our customers every single day.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with big data systems and distributed computing, such as Hadoop and Spark.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive and SparkSQL.
  • Experience with entity-relationship modeling and understanding of normalization.
  • Experience maintaining a large software system.
  • Experience writing a test suite.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration.
  • Experience with Version Control such as git.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Scala, Spark or Python.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, AWS / Cloud Infrastructure is a plus.
  • Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation.
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends.
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Deep understanding of the search and information retrieval fundamentals including indexing, query understanding, retrieval and ranking
  • Experience with Kubernetes, AWS / Cloud Infrastructure
  • Experience building search solutions using Lucene / Solr / Elasticsearch or related search technologies
  • Familiarity developing and integrating microservices
  • Familiarity with A/B experimentation and data/metric-driven product development

Description

You Will
Have a major impact on the way people search & discover Apple Media content on Apple devices worldwide.
Be part of a team with strong expertise in software engineering, information retrieval, language processing, data mining, machine learning, scalable systems, and parallel processing (Hadoop, Scala, Spark).
Work on improving and scaling next generation Search Data Pipelines supporting Apple Media Products: App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV, Podcasts, Books etc
Use big data technology to evaluate and prioritize content discovery features.
Build search server side features & infrastructure to better support recall, relevance, ranking, real-time indexing, and personalization
Performance tune and optimize code as data grows and needs change.
Design & Implement solutions for automated unit and integration tests that enable continuous integration and delivery
Support search
On all devices (macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, Siri/HomePod)
Across media products (App Store, iTunes, Music, Video, Books, Podcasts)
Globally in languages from Arabic to Russian and everything in between
Work cross-functionally with various engineering teams

Education & Experience

Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, or related field and 5+ years of experience in the job offered or related occupation.

Additional Requirements

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