ISE, SIML - Deep Learning Research Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Machine Learning and AI


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200065470
Do you think Computer Vision and Machine Learning can change the world? Do you think it can transform the way millions of people capture, discover and share the most special moments of their lives? We truly believe it can. And we are looking for hardworking engineers who can contribute to building the ecosystem of tooling necessary to create these exciting technologies. We are the System Intelligent and Machine Learning group that provides foundational computer vision and machine learning technologies to Apple's ecosystem. Our team combines research and development in a dynamic and exciting environment and delivers robust solutions that are implemented across all of Apple products If you have a shown experience developing domain-specific software, a passion for tinkering and the will to apply those to help shape the computer vision and machine learning technologies of tomorrow, then we may have a role for you!

Key Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of the algorithms used in this domain and be up-to-date with the latest developments both in academia and in industry (e.g. deep learning)
  • You have strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong coding skills in C, C++ and possibly Python
  • You're aware of the challenges associated to the transition of a prototype into a final product - You're familiar with the challenges of developing algorithms that run efficiently on resource constrained platforms
  • You've demonstrated leadership in both applied research and development
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, be comfortable presenting research to large audiences, and have the ability to work hands-on in multi-functional teams
  • You should be motivated and ambitious


The SIML team in Intelligent System Experience organization is looking for an expert computer vision/machine learning research engineer. The position involves research and development work focused on devising, implementing and optimizing algorithms for novel and challenging real-world problems. Solutions developed by research engineers on our team will have a direct impact on improving the experience of millions of users with their visual assets (photos, collection of photos, videos, etc.). The main tasks associated to this position range from algorithm design and implementation, to benchmarking, prototyping and integrating the technology into the next generation of products for both mobile and the desktop platforms.

Education & Experience

M.S. or PhD in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or a related field (mathematics, physics or computer engineering), with a focus on Computer Vision and/or Machine Learning

Additional Requirements

  • - Experience with OS X and iOS development tools and familiarity with GPU programming is a plus
  • - Basic knowledge of Objective-C is desirable
  • - Experience in industry is a plus