Virtualized Compute - Senior Kubernetes Virtualization Developer


Posted: Mar 23, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200120515

Home Office: Yes

The Apple Cloud Infrastructure (ACI) team is building the next generation cloud compute services empowering Apple's software developers to build the products our customers love. We're a fast moving, highly skilled team designing, developing and supporting the operation of a virtual machine and container-based compute platform that Apple's server-side developers use to build, test and deploy their products. Our web-scale system hosts Apple's core cloud services and has to stay highly available, secure and "just work". That's a tall order, and we're looking to add more talented and passionate engineers who love challenges. If you feel like you'd love to join this amazing team, we'd love to hear from you.

Key Qualifications

  • At least 5+ years of software design and development experience in cloud service orchestration (API- based control plane) with an emphasis on "infrastructure-as-a-service" (compute, storage and network virtualization)
  • Advanced Go proficiency with a track record of designing and developing highly scalable web API- based request processing systems
  • Development experience in the combination of virtualization and container technologies to build a cloud native hypervisor (KubeVirt, Virtlet, Kata, Firecracker, etc)
  • Experience building scalable, distributed systems with Kubernetes
  • Experience in extending Kubernetes with controllers, web hooks and CRDs
  • Programming Linux system virtualization based on Libvirt, QEMU, KVM
  • Understanding of various shared networked storage solutions (iSCSI, NFS, cluster file systems)
  • Experience with SDN technologies (OpenDaylight, Open vSwitch, OpenFlow, Calico, VXLAN, etc)
  • Security design at the host (process isolation), storage (encryption) and network (access control) level


Do you enjoy working on reliability, scalability, resilience, security, and performance limits of web-services? You should be curious about how systems work and, more importantly, how they fail. A domain expert with expertise in multiple technical areas, used to designing major features and able to resolve highly complex issues creatively and effectively taking ownership of major features and technologies to demonstrate a significant impact within the organization. Approach complex issues with creativity, ready to take risks and course-correct effectively to produce an impact on the organization through broad implementation of new ideas. Drive ideas from inception to implementation establishing a reputation sought out throughout the organization for advice and consultation through setting standards, process and technical direction. Ready to actively mentor engineers at all levels.

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • N/A

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