Software Engineer, Ad Platforms


Austin, TX, USA


4 w


Full time



At Apple, we believe in the power of technology to enrich people's lives. Everything we build is designed to empower people, including our advertising platform. We deliver ads in a way that benefits both customers and advertisers — helping people discover content, supporting creators, and protecting and respecting everyone’s privacy. Our technology makes advertising possible on the App Store, Apple News, Stocks, and Apple TV. We help developers and marketers of all sizes drive app discovery across the App Store. Our display ads on Apple News and Stocks let advertisers promote their products alongside trusted content in a brand-safe environment, while supporting publishers and journalists. Sponsorship integrations and experiences in live sports on Apple TV help advertisers connect with captivated audiences. Everything we do is with the unwavering commitment to privacy you expect from Apple. Because when advertising is done right, it benefits everyone.

Key Qualifications
• 3 or more years of industry experience building scalable micro services or data driven platforms.
• Strong computer science fundamentals.
• Prior experience with Java/Scala/C++ or equivalent.
• Expertise in NoSQL datastores ( e.g Cassandra or DynamoDB )
• Proficiency in data processing technologies (e.g Kafka, Spark, Flink )
• Experience crafting scalable micro services.
• Familiarity with cloud paradigms ( e.g AWS or GCP )
• Proven ability to work on sophisticated problems and systems
• Strong problem solving and debugging skills.
• Have the ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical multi-functional teams.
• A desire to work in a fast-paced and challenging work environment.

Advertiser Services is a diverse, global, agile engineering team that moves smart and fast by consuming and optimizing readily-available technology, collaborating to improve and scale capabilities across businesses and use cases, and sharing our own innovative solutions so everyone can benefit. We are not constrained by organization structure and offer flexibility to work on a variety of backend systems, and we have fun doing it! You will: * Build the foundational pieces of the next generation of Apple’s Ad Platforms * Collaborate with product management to define external APIs for campaign management. * Design and implement performant services and data pipelines. * Build shared capabilities like Authentication, Authorization etc to support multiple internal and external partners * Implement low latency, highly - available, high volume advertiser facing systems in a cloud environment. * Engineer secure and scalable distributed data processing systems for campaign management.

Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent is required; Master's degree preferred.