Sr. Backend Engineer - Tech Lead, Ad Platforms

Austin, TX 78701
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Posted: Sep 1, 2021

Role Number:200266950

At Apple, we work every day to build products that enrich people's lives. Our Advertising Platforms group makes it possible for peo...Summary


Posted: Sep 1, 2021

Role Number:200266950

At Apple, we work every day to build products that enrich people's lives. Our Advertising Platforms group makes it possible for people around the world to easily access informative and imaginative content on their devices while helping publishers and developers promote and monetize their work. Today, our technology and services power advertising in Search Ads in App Store and Apple News. Our platforms are highly-performant, deployed at extensive scale and setting new standards for enabling effective advertising while protecting user privacy.

We are seeking technical lead that will advise and drive critical initiatives and projects innovating and building our Advertising Platforms. Responsibilities will range from leading and or supporting our service architectures spanning core services, shared business and business services across our mission-critical pipelines. In this role, you will have an opportunity to define, refine and/or refactor strategies, solutions and architectures to achieve our business goals and solve our engineering challenges. You will lead a team of world-class software engineers with an appetite for apply ground breaking technologies to deliver great experiences to our customers. You and your team will play a crucial role building, growing and evolving our Advertising Platforms delivering on Apple's privacy commitments to our users. This is not a people management role.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of industry software engineering experience; 5+ years of as technical lead
  • Deep experience with modern micro services and distributed architectures focused on high availability, high efficiency and low latency at substantial scale
  • Demonstrated ability defining and executing on technology roadmaps
  • Strong ability to advocate and persuade key partners for required technology insertion and investments
  • Proven track record of successfully partnering across organization boundaries to build business and customer value
  • Successfully mentored and coached software engineers (full stack and backend) while developing future tech leaders
  • Experience with on-premise, cloud (AWS, Azure) and hybrid ecosystems
  • Working proficiency and interpersonal skills in verbal and written English
  • Previous advertising experience is a strong plus environment


Within Ad Platforms, we are constantly innovating and developing services that provide amazing user experiences while driving value for advertisers, publishers and developers. We are looking for a software engineering leader to guide the evolution of our services ecosystem and team focused on meeting the challenges and complexity of our businesses needs. This includes:
- Leading the innovation, design and implementation of new architecture and solutions using modern architecture patterns
- Designing and implementing standard methodologies and repeatable process constructs to scale and harden our services ecosystem
- Leading and coaching software engineers to deliver reliable, scalable and high quality solutions

Additionally, you should have several years of experience as a software engineering team lead. You will have an excellent understanding of scalable architectures and thrive working in Agile environments. The ability to be a great teammate while executing under tight timeframe constraints will be critical to success.

Education & Experience

Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements

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