AI/ML - Senior Manager - Machine Learning & Sensing, MIST

Seattle, Washington, United States
Machine Learning and AI


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200234952
The Machine Intelligence Sensing Team (MIST) is looking for an experienced manager who is passionate about developing innovative product features powered by sensing and machine learning and believes in people. The team you will join and help lead is responsible for creating product features for Apple’s wearables, home products, and future devices. We are highly collaborative and partner with a variety of product teams across Apple including Watch, Siri, Accessibility, Home, Health, Audio Products, and others and have shipped features like Handwashing and Raise to Speak on the Apple Watch.

Key Qualifications

  • Deep experience in an ML domain, sensing & signal processing, wearables, AR/VR, smarthome applications, audio products, health applications, or IOT
  • 3+ years managing teams that have productized machine learning driven experiences from conception to shipped product
  • Experience working in highly cross-functional environments with other technology leaders, engineers, and scientists to develop concepts that require multidisciplinary coordination (e.g. sensors, machine learning, firmware, software, adjacent product teams, user studies, legal, design)
  • Able to recruit outstanding talent and provide mentorship to team members and project leads
  • Commitment to building and nurturing an open, innovative, growth-oriented, and inclusive culture


In this role, you will initially lead a team of 5-10 that are developing new product features and iterating on existing ones. You will mentor and help grow this team. You will offer your technical guidance, sometimes contributing in a hands-on way, but otherwise working to empower your team and to help them as individuals achieve. You should be a believer in people. You will also work with other managers on the team on organization-wide initiatives and will help create and improve processes that drive clarity of thought and a culture of innovation. Finally, you will work as a leader across Apple to spearhead new opportunities Our team believes in impacting people’s lives and the world directly. We do this by creating innovative intelligent product features powered by machine learning and AI. We work across Apple on high impact product-focused inititatives. We prototype new experiences, develop and ship products, and we publish our work. We are creative, multi-disciplinary, and collaborative. Come join us and define the future.

Education & Experience

PhD in Machine learning, Computer Science, HCI, EE, Statistics, Physics, or related field

Additional Requirements

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • * Experience using sensor signals in consumer and health products (e.g. IMU, audio, PPG, ECG, EEG, EMG, radar, etc.)
  • * Experience with embedded systems in constrained environments
  • * Experience creating entirely new products or areas
  • * Experience contributing to or influencing product roadmaps
  • * Data driven and a scientific thinker