Software Engineer, Apple Pay

2 weeks agoNew York, NY


Posted: Mar 22, 2023

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200467516

At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences. We are building the next generation systems powering Apple Pay. Working alongside a talented team of engineers our initiative is to build the strategic elements of the Apple Pay stack, enabling first to market features that differentiate our products. Are you passionate about building massively scalable services that surprise and delight? Do you have a natural curiosity for learning new technologies? If you are passionate about software engineering, crave building systems that run at scale, love solving meaningful problems, and thrive in a fast paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!

Key Qualifications

  • Significant experience (5+ years) in designing, implementing & supporting highly scalable systems and services in Java, Scala and/or other JVM-based languages
  • At least 4 years experience with SQL, NoSQL or NewSQL technologies (see Additional Requirements below)
  • Self-starter with strong customer and product focus
  • Ability to communicate thoughtfully, leveraging problem-solving skills and a learning mindset to build long-term relationships


We are looking for a team member with a strong foundation in computer science theory and industry experience. In this role, you will design, develop, and deliver components of a distributed system that is key to the Apple Pay stack. You will have a proven ability to solve problems, interest in continuous learning and digging deep into the domain when necessary. Job functions include: 1. Cross-functional collaboration throughout the entire software lifecycle 2. Scoping, design, and implementation of scalable, resilient distributed systems 3. Participating in design sessions and code reviews with peers to elevate the quality of engineering across the organization

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field, equivalent work experience will be considered

Additional Requirements

  • Any of the following is an advantage:
  • Practical experience with CockroachDB, Cassandra, FoundationDB, DynamoD
  • Public cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, etc)
  • Deployment experience using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Relational data modeling & practical experience with RDBMS (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL etc) Practical experience with Apache Kafka
  • Fintech experience
  • Payments experience

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 $130,000 and $242,000, 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.

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: apple-200467516

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