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Sr. Software Engineer - Sports



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024


Role Number:200549423
Are you interested in building products used by more than a billion people? What happens when the world’s most innovative engineers collaborate with the world’s most creative storytellers? TV gets reinvented. In the TV App Services Teams at Apple, we work every day to create products that enrich people’s lives. Meet the re-inventors: The Apple TV Services teams built and manage the Apple TV app as well as tvOS, which redefined and refined the way people watch sports, and so much more. Today, these teams also handle one exciting realm at Apple: They bring viewers the sport experience to access NBA, NFL, MLB and many more games. To deliver Apple-level quality on a global scale, these engineers employ talent and tools to efficiently ingest, process and display sports data. They also integrate at the OS level to build the best user experiences with the Siri ecosystem. This group is seeking a highly skilled Back End Engineer to help design, develop, and deliver new experiences for our customers. Join the team to see what else is possible!


Apple Sports team is looking for an experienced backend software engineer with a passion for technology and modern software engineering practices to join the team. The ideal candidate for this role is results-driven, agile, a fast learner, able to work independently, and has a consistent record of delivering highly available real-time data services. In this role, you will identify opportunities to improve the performance, and reliability of the service, set and lead the execution of the roadmap, and provide technical direction to engineers on the team. Effective communication and collaboration skills are a must-have!

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience building highly scalable distributed systems.
  • Strong Programming experience in Java including Object-Oriented and Functional programming techniques
  • Solid understanding of concurrency control, data structures, algorithms
  • Experience with data stores such as Cassandra and Redis.
  • Experience in stream processing and data processing tools and best-practices
  • Experience with CI/CD and Cloud Environments
  • Familiarity with the GraphQL framework
  • Self driven, collaborative, communicative, and fun to work with.
  • Sports enthusiast!

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • 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. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.