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Senior Data Engineer, Ads & Privacy - App Store

Seattle, WA


Posted: Feb 28, 2024

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200536096

Apple's App Store is the world's largest and most innovative app marketplace, home to over 1.5 million apps and serving more than half a billion customers every week across all the Apple devices. Since the App Store launched in 2008, it has changed how we all live; it has enabled countless new companies, spawned new industries, and built millions of jobs. But we believe we are just getting started. We are seeking a. hands-on senior data engineer to join the App Store Analytics engineering team focused on advertising solutions to help drive app discoverability. In this role, you will be part of analytics team working with product, privacy, cross functional engineering teams to drive creation of innovative privacy preserving solutions that deliver on Apple's privacy vision.

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Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of programming experience in Scala (preferred) or Java
  • Experience in delivering privacy preserving solutions in any domain, ads domain would be a plus.
  • Knowledge of privacy enhancing techniques such as anonymization, aggregation, multi-party compute, differential privacy
  • Hands-on experience building distributed data processing applications using Apache Spark or Apache Flink, Kafka, Iceberg, Kubernetes & Cassandra or similar technologies
  • Deep understanding of data, SQL and data analysis and visualization to drive insights for product and engineering decisions
  • Understanding of functional programming ideas and principles.
  • Proven record of in influencing and collaborating to solve open and ambiguous problems.
  • Proven record in design, implementation and launching complex, resilient, reliable and scalable technical solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate data driven designs clearly to diverse audiences including leadership updates.
  • Self-directed, self-motivated and ability to create architecture and design documents.


In this role, you will be part of a team that will collaboratively ideate to solve novel problems in area of ads measurement. You will independently bring data driven technical solution to the team. You will communicate the solution in a way that synthesizes user, product and privacy impact clearly. You will be an individual contributor to implement the designs to a scalable, high quality observable set of pipelines and services. You will lean into and pick up new technologies as driven by needs of the project. You will partner with program teams to plan and execute sprint goals. The ideal candidate will mentor engineers, share industry knowledge and contribute to building team's expertise in applying new privacy techniques. You will be part of a collaborative, supportive team that will embrace challenges and value humility, honesty and dedication to each other's growth.

Education & Experience

Bachelors in Computer Science, Math, Statistics or equivalent work experience. Master's preferred.

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 $189,800.00 and $284,900.00, 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.

Client-provided location(s): Seattle, WA, USA
Job ID: apple-200536096-1
Employment Type: Other

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