AI/ML - Annotation Operations Software Engineer

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200212673
The AI/ML Annotations Data Engineering team is a fast paced, multifaceted environment. Our team directly contributes annotation data to Siri as well as several core engineering teams at Apple. As the member of this team, you will play a critical role in enabling our large-scale data annotations program. Specifically, there will be a strong focus on data collection for Siri model evaluation and improvement. You will be tasked with supporting our global human annotation programs and building mission-critical, robust, and scalable systems used for generating machine learning data.

Key Qualifications

  • Passionate about data processing and big data technologies
  • Experience in Web Applications and related technical stack development in Python/Java
  • Experience with relational databases, SQL syntax and data pipelines
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills for online services
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through to resolve cross-component technical issues


You will be tasked with understanding the existing system-design and architecture in order to support our global teams of Annotators. You will play major role in enhancing the platform based on global requirements of data throughput and quality. You will also be working on automation scripts and processes to enable users on the annotation tools as well as analyze end to end metrics indicating the efficiency of the annotations programs. Success requires understanding of the tool design, architecture, and purpose to debug, mitigate and resolve issues. An ‘automate everything’ mentality is valued here - we particularly seek engineers who are excited to learn and utilize new technologies to solve increasingly challenging problems. * Script and automate data processing and extraction, including on-boarding of new projects * Understand our platform’s architecture and help escalate issues to the right teams * Use and create REST APIs to streamline interactions with other tools and services * Work with various databases, query and analyze large scale data. * Extend our annotation platform, including development of new features * Collaborate with other engineers and data scientists to ship innovative features and products

Education & Experience

BS, MS, or PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent 6+ years experience in software and service development

Additional Requirements

  • * HTML/ReactJS/Full Stack Product development, architecture and design
  • * Understanding of statistics
  • * Great customer and partner interaction skills
  • * Ability to work independently
  • * AWS experience - S3, IAM, Lambda, VPC, Redshift
  • * Pipeline automation tools (e.g. AirFlow)
  • * DevOps fundamentals