Apple Media Products, Commerce Engineering - Full Stack Software Engineer


Posted: Feb 13, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200000115

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Would you like the stimulation and challenges of building a world-class, extraordinary scalable commerce platform? Then this is the opportunity for you at Apple! We strive to provide a flawless purchase and subscription experience for our for millions of customers and developers. The Apple Media Products Commerce Engineering team manages purchases from all iOS products, including Apps, Music, and Subscriptions. This scale is truly unprecedented and requires tremendous thinking to develop new initiatives and maintain existing systems. We are looking for a self-starting, energetic individual who is not afraid to question assumptions or charge head-first into gray areas. Excellent written and oral interpersonal skills are a must to collaborate in our cross-functional environments. The ideal candidate should have several years experience working in React and Java, delivering product features across the UX, API, and service layers. You should enjoy developing beautiful interfaces that look great and run smoothly while collaborating with your peers on tools to improve our joint dev experience. We are primarily a Java shop.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years experience writing Java and Javascript
  • Attention to detail and "feel"
  • Solid engineering capability with an eye towards performance and responsiveness
  • Proficient with ES6
  • Experience with React and Flux
  • Experience collaborating with a sizable team
  • Customer focused and agile
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Curiosity
  • Willing to take ownership and set direction, especially in gray areas
  • The attitude that technical debt as an opportunity for better engineering
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Experience working in a large code base
  • Experience working on highly scalable applications and RESTful web services
  • Familiarity with scalability and performance issues
  • Excellent judgment and integrity with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Interest in commerce and/or localization a plus


If you like the stimulation and challenges of building systems and features exposed to hundreds of millions of transacting users, and you want to make a difference, you will find Apple Media Products Engineering to be a fast-paced, rewarding environment where the best engineers and scientists collaborate to deliver fantastic products and features to our customers. This position is for a Software Engineer within the Apple Media Products Commerce team. The Apple Media Products Commerce Engineering team supports all the commerce functionality of the App Store, iTunes Music Store, Apple Music, and many others. We account for each purchase across many different reporting and financial systems. You will work on adding new integrations, scaling current data flows, and re-imagining existing processes to accommodate developing features and architectures. We are seeking a full stack engineer who enjoys working with your peers on tools to improve our joint dev experience. Working independently, you will drive a project from inception to production deployment with a strong focus on performance to get the most out of your systems' designs and implementations, no matter what the scale. You will care about measuring, profiling, tuning but you will also be able to think creatively and question assumptions. You should be an outstanding teammate and have excellent communication and presentation skills.

Education & Experience

A BS/MS/PhD in Computer Engineering/Computer Science is required.

Additional Requirements

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