Siri - Data Engineer (Scala & Spark)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Software and Services

Summary

Posted: 2 Nov 2018
Role Number: 200006908
The launch of Siri was a defining moment in the history of Artificial Intelligence. Hundreds of millions of people now use Siri to send a message, play their favourite song or even take a selfie. Now imagine what you could do at Apple. Through groundbreaking innovation we're driving a new revolution in the way people and devices interact. To help continue this work, we're looking for a passionate individual able to improve the processing, analysis and preparation of huge data sets used to train Siri's machine learned models. You will love big-data technologies, including data exploration, visualisation, distributed processing, and applications at scale.

Key Qualifications

  • Spark (or Hadoop)
  • Scala
  • Python
  • Javascript
  • Java

Description

Working as part of an extraordinary team, including world renowned academics, top software engineers and expert machine learning practitioners, we are passionate about applying groundbreaking techniques to conversational dialogue. Siri processes more than a billion requests every week and good data is the at heart of this engine. Each commit you make has the potential to impact Siri users worldwide through the creation of better data. Our work powers state of the art machine learning models and data visualisations. You will engineer distributed data pipelines and use your understanding of data annotation and how it is used in building real world ML models to improve our systems. To bring new ideas and innovation any research experience involving the use or creation of datasets, corpora, and annotation is a plus. If this is you, we'd love to hear from you.

Education & Experience

BS or MSc in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

Additional Requirements