Senior Software Engineering Manager (Platform and Application Services)

Cupertino, CA
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Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish

Dynamic people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. Will you join us in crafting solutions that do not yet exist?

Key Qualifications

  • Strong experience in delivering customer facing server-side applications that scale and are highly available
  • Experience with building and running micro services in a polyglot environment
  • Experience with technologies like Java, Spring, MongoDB, Kafka, Cassandra , SOLR & Kubernetes
  • Preferred experience with building and managing a platform like , open source gRPC and Envoy which is used by hundreds of applications within Apple
  • Ability to design large-scale applications with excellent run-time characteristics such as low-latency, fault-tolerance and availability
  • Ability to review designs and code, provide actionable feedback, and the detail orientation to follow-up on all technical topics
  • Ability to communicate with large cross-functional teams about various engineering topics such as system architecture, detailed design, APIs, project schedules etc
  • Ability to make right trade-off choices when dealing with functional complexity, conflicting priorities and aggressive schedules
  • Represent the team and remove hurdles to enable each team member to operate at the highest level of efficiency and productivity
  • Ability to hire, mentor and manage the performance of a large team (40 plus employees + contract staff)
  • Ability to communicate with senior executives
  • A learning attitude to continuously improve self, team and the organization


Be ready to make something great 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. Come be a leader with the Apple Customer Systems Engineering team if you want to help deliver the next amazing Apple product

As a Senior Manager to lead the Platform and Application Services Engineering team, you will be responsible for delivering engineering and operational excellence for AppleCare and Retail solutions. This Engineering Leader will possess great verbal & written communication skills, be self-motivated, driven, detail oriented, hands-on, and a strong technology leader. The candidate will be responsible for architecture, design, development, and deployment of custom Java and software package based solutions using Oracle and Mongo databases. A strong background with development, implementation and operational experience is required for this leadership role. A proven track record with managing, motivating and providing technical guidance to a team of software engineers to draw out their best work will be key to success. Ensuring quality in every deliverable, creative thinking, strong problem solving, and the ability to collaborate with other cross-functional teams in a fast paced environment will be important attributes to possess

Education & Experience

BS degree in computer science or equivalent field plus 12+ years software development experience or MS degree plus 10+ years software development experience, or equivalent.

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