Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) - ASE / iCloud Job at Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA

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  • Apple Inc.
  • Cupertino, CA

Job Description

The Apple Service Engineering - Edge & Messaging SRE team is looking for Site Reliability Engineers to build and run the services that hundreds of millions of customers use every day. This team provides systems that are foundational for many of Apple’s services such as iCloud, iMessage, and FaceTime, and more. The best candidates will have Software Development skills and strong Linux / Systems / Cloud expertise. Our customers count on us to provide extraordinary availability, scalability and security for services that “just work". We're looking for a creative, versatile, and passionate person who loves designing, engineering and running systems and infrastructure that will help millions of customers. If this sounds intriguing then we'd love to hear from you!

Description

The services that Apple and iCloud runs are massive; Edge and Messaging comprise a set of platforms and products which are critical for both users and other Apple Services. Operating at our scale, across multiple geographically dispersed data centers and servicing hundreds of millions of users presents unique challenges. As an SRE @ Apple, you'll need to tackle these problems using data, teamwork, and your own expertise. SREs @ Apple own the full infrastructure stack; from device driver performance debugging to content delivery network traffic management, our responsibilities are both broad and deep. Systems are ran both directly on Linux and in the Cloud. We run a mix of open source and internally developed tools for system & configuration management, provisioning, software deployment, and monitoring. You'll learn these tools and have opportunities to improve them. Our team is collaborative; we work closely with the development teams we support to deliver the best results for Apple. We think critically and strive to balance the best solution with the need to get things done for each engineering challenge we face. Good ideas are heard and results are rewarded! RESPONSIBILITIES: - Deploy, support and monitor new and existing services, platforms, and application stacks. - Use scale testing to measure, tune and optimization system performance. - Enhance, architect, author, and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability and security of Apple's internet services. - Build and run systems, infrastructure and applications through automation. - Participate in periodic on-call duties.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Strong sense of ownership, customer service, and integrity proven through clear communication.
  • Experience in managing and scaling distributed systems in a public, private, or hybrid cloud environment
  • Experience with deploying, supporting and supervising new and existing services, platforms, and application stacks
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Experience with scale testing, disaster recovery, and capacity planning
  • Passion for eliminating repetitive manual processes using automation to improve them through repeated iteration
  • Confirmed ability to write programs using a high-level programming language like: Java, Go, Python, or Perl
  • Proclivity towards efficient programming emphasizing improvement via complexity analysis.
  • Experience handling large numbers of diverse systems with configuration management systems like: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or Salt.
  • Understanding of the Linux Operating System, including Kernel, Memory, Process, Threads, Static / Shared Libraries, IPC, Signals.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Nginx, Envoy, Prometheus, and/or Docker.
  • Understanding of standard networking protocols and components such as: DNS, ECMP, TCP/IP, ICMP, the OSI Model, Subnetting and Load Balancing strategies.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent employment

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $138,900 and $208,300, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple’s discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses — including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.
The services that Apple and iCloud runs are massive; Edge and Messaging comprise a set of platforms and products which are critical for both users and other Apple Services. Operating at our scale, across multiple geographically dispersed data centers and servicing hundreds of millions of users presents unique challenges. As an SRE @ Apple, you'll need to tackle these problems using data, teamwork, and your own expertise. SREs @ Apple own the full infrastructure stack; from device driver performance debugging to content delivery network traffic management, our responsibilities are both broad and deep. Systems are ran both directly on Linux and in the Cloud. We run a mix of open source and internally developed tools for system & configuration management, provisioning, software deployment, and monitoring. You'll learn these tools and have opportunities to improve them. Our team is collaborative; we work closely with the development teams we support to deliver the best results for Apple. We think critically and strive to balance the best solution with the need to get things done for each engineering challenge we face. Good ideas are heard and results are rewarded! RESPONSIBILITIES: - Deploy, support and monitor new and existing services, platforms, and application stacks. - Use scale testing to measure, tune and optimization system performance. - Enhance, architect, author, and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability and security of Apple's internet services. - Build and run systems, infrastructure and applications through automation. - Participate in periodic on-call duties. BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent employment

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