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Apple Software Engineering Manager – Backend in Cupertino, California

Software Engineering Manager – Backend

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States

Software and Services

  • Ability to understand problems and designs at a very low level, with the expectation to contribute to and challenge decisions related to architecture, development, and operational processes

  • Experience working with: Ruby, Cassandra, SQL Databases, Kafka, Solr and similar technologies in production contexts at scale

  • A learning attitude to continuously improve self, team and the organization

  • Experience shipping high quality user facing products and features

  • Strong leadership skills with experience leading cross functional projects which have had tangible impact to the direction of an organization

  • Excellent communication, problem solving, critical thinking, and organizational skills

  • Ability to make right trade-off choices when dealing with functional complexity, conflicting priorities and aggressive schedules

  • Ability to represent the team and remove hurdles so that each one of the team members operate at the highest level of efficiency and productivity

  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience

  • Experience leading engineering teams or leading/designing complex software engineering projects


This will be your opportunity to be part of the team that delivers world-class and high quality developer documentation to our millions of users. Your responsibilities include: 
 - Participate in product development discussions and map functional requirements to a technical design and a project schedule
 - Have technical discussions with team members to agree on product scope and delivery schedules
 - Track delivery schedule and related dependencies
 - Write detailed architecture and design proposals 
 - Communicate with external teams on various aspects such as technical design, project schedule, project status
 - Participate in design and code reviews produced by engineers
 - Drive quality improvement initiatives and processes

- Grow team by hiring great and diverse engineers 
 - Provide growth opportunities by mentoring / coaching engineers in the team

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics (or equivalent experience)

Additional Requirements

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