Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) - Security, Apple Services Engineering
Posted on: February 12, 2024
Posted: Feb 6, 2024
Weekly Hours: 40
People at Apple don't just build products - they craft the kind of
experience that have revolutionized entire industries. The diverse
collection of our people and their ideas inspire innovation in
everything we do. Imagine what you could do here! Join Apple, and
help us leave the world better than we found it. The Apple Service
Engineering(ASE) team builds and provides systems and
infrastructure that fuel Apple's services (such as iCloud, iTunes,
Siri, and Maps). We are the foundation on which Apple's software
developers build the products that our customers love. We are
looking for passionate and talented Site Reliability Engineer to
continue our focus in providing our customers the highest quality
Apple Services experience. Our services have to scale globally,
stay highly available, and "just work." If you love designing,
engineering and running systems and infrastructure that will help
millions of customers, then this is the place for you! The services
that this team manages are foundational security services. From
host access and disk encryption to identity and authentication,
these services are both critical for operational as well as
securing Apples fleet and protecting out most crical data. This is
a role on a new SRE team dedicated to these security services, who
will work in deep partnership with the ASE Security dev team to
bring up and mature new services as part of our infrastructure
- Proven experience with large scale, highly available,
distributed, and fault tolerant systems.
- Excellent understanding of operating systems concepts including
multi-threading, memory management, networking and storage,
performance and scale.
- Understanding of SRE principles, including monitoring,
alerting, error budgets, fault analysis, and other common
reliability engineering concepts.
- Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and containerization (CNCF
Kubernetes Administrator or equivalent).
- Proficient in at least one of Python, Golang, Java, or Rust.
Comfortable working in an SDLC.
- Deep knowledge of Linux security primitives, systemd,
packaging, container security and SELinux.
- Experience running Tier 1 services for 24/7 support.
- Understanding of MacOS security primitives is a bonus.
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Security Site
Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join our dynamic and growing team. As
a Security SRE, you will play a critical role in ensuring the
security, reliability, and scalability of our systems and
infrastructure. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to
design, implement, and maintain security measures, incident
response protocols, and automation tools to enhance the overall
security posture of our organization. You will define, advocate and
drive adoption for a common set of minimum security requirements
and measure progress along the way. This is not a checkbox role,
baselines are only meaningful if they are mapped to a reasonable
threat, and the recommended mitigation is possible via
battle-tested tools that exist today. You'll set the bar and shape
the future of our security standards, by iterating on your
experience with engineering team challenges as they adopt practices
and tools to develop securely.
Education & Experience
Education & Experience
BS/MS in Computer Science or Equivalent (5+ years of software
development or production operations experience in a large-scale
- Prior experience in security related fields (or equivalent
experience) Certs like OSCP, OSCE, OSEE, etc. preferred. Bonus
points for community contributions like public CVEs, bug bounty
recognition, open source tools, blogs, etc.
Pay & Benefits
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 $161,700.00 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
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
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