“Apple this week posted a new job listing for the position of ‘Cloud Systems Software Engineer,'” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.

“Discovered by AppleInsider, the full-time role at the company’s Cupertino, Calif., campus will join a ‘small team’ that is said to be building ‘the future of cloud services at Apple,'” Hughes reports. “That small team writes ‘software which forms the foundation’ for some of Apple’s ‘most exciting new products and services,’ the job listing reads.”

Hughes reports, “This week’s latest job listing from Apple comes only months after the company sought to add software engineers to its iOS development team with an emphasis on remote storage for data access. Cloud support is rumored to be a major component of iOS 5, the next major version of Apple’s mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPad. One report from March said Apple plans to release iOS 5 this fall.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” and “Jen” for the heads up.]