Distinguished Machine Learning Research Scientist - Apple Media Products

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200167843
Wonder how Apple's Media Products show relevant search results and recommendations across app Media Products -App Store, Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple Books? Do you strive to tackle complex problems? Come join Recommendation Science in Apple Media Products group. These engineers build secure, end-to-end solutions. They develop the custom software used to process all the creative work, the tools that providers use to deliver that media, all the server-side systems, and the APIs for many Apple services. Thanks to Apple’s outstanding integration of hardware, software, and services, engineers here partner to get behind a single unified vision. That vision always includes a deep dedication to strengthening Apple’s privacy policy, one of Apple’s core values. Although services are a bigger part of Apple’s business than ever before, these teams remain small, flexible, and multi-functional, offering greater exposure to the array of opportunities here. We are looking for a world-class Distinguished Researcher to build and enhance features improving discoverability of the content in App Store, Music, Video, Podcasts, and Books. If you are passionate about building phenomenal products and learning new technologies, this is the job for you. Come join our nimble teams and be part of impacting millions of customers.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience leading a group of research scientists and communicating research to broader group
  • Deep expertise in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Text Mining, Machine Learning
  • Strong research background in Computational Linguistics and Digital Humanities
  • Track record of publications history in credible conferences and journals
  • Expertise in content understanding models using Machine Learning
  • Track record of building innovative products using Machine Learning
  • Proven record of research innovation and visionary leadership
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.
  • Experience partnering with engineering teams
  • Experience in transferring research to production


Lead, Research, design and develop machine learning models for Apple media Products. Your role will have direct impact on how we improve discoverability of the content in App Store, Music, Video, Podcasts, and Books. Conduct human judgments and work with A/B experiments, improve ranking and relevancy models. Derive insights from the experimentation and convert them into feature improvements.

Education & Experience

PhD in Machine Learning or related degree or equivalent experience. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. Visit jobs.apple.com to learn more. If you do not consent to Apple storing your information in our system for Recruiting purposes, please reply to this email requesting deletion. For more information on Apple’s privacy policy please visit https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/.

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