Cloud Messaging Services -Software Engineer -Messaging Identity - Apple Park


Posted: Apr 9, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200006592

We are a highly collaborative team, doing work that is extraordinarily impactful and meaningful. We touch hundreds of millions of users across a billion devices around the world enabling them to connect and share their lives securely and privately. Our internet-scale distributed systems enable real-time experiences with very low latency and very high availability. We built brand new experiences on this platform like Group FaceTime, Business Chat, and Watch Walkie-Talkie just this year. And we continue to push the boundaries by evolving iMessage, FaceTime, and Push Notifications for the next billion devices. This is a platform that solves a large breadth of challenges across identity, messaging, queueing, presence, routing, relays, developer APIs, and much more. Does this interest your creative and development chops? If so, come join our Cloud Messaging Platform Engineering team! Our work is complex, challenging and highly visible. We are a small team but large in impact!

Key Qualifications

  • - You have 3- 5 years of experience developing server software in Java.
  • - You have experience with network protocols, storage systems, security algorithms, and Unix system internals.
  • - You have experience designing and developing large distributed systems backed with persistent data and maintaining them in production.
  • - You have experience in writing testable and maintainable codebases.
  • - You are independent, driven, motivated and passionate about the products we work on.
  • - You have strong communication skills both written and verbal.


You are a confirmed generalist with extraordinary technical chops. One who understands client-server architectures and distributed systems. You will build the server stacks for iMessage, FaceTime, Handoff and related systems as well as help us grow this platform to support new services in the future. You'll design system architectures, specify custom network protocols, and implement high performance code. You'll also develop scalability strategies for applications that support hundreds of millions of users. Because we are a small team with high visibility, the opportunities for you to make an impact are boundless. If you are a person that can seize these opportunities and run with them, you will enjoy working here. We're looking for talented and passionate engineers to join this amazing team, if you feel this is you, we'd love to hear from you. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Education & Experience

BS or MS or Phd in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience

Additional Requirements

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