Maps Traffic - Intern (Software Engineer)

Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200311578
We are the traffic team at Apple and we are looking to hire software engineers to build scalable distributed systems.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with Java, Scala, and/or C++
  • Interest in Algorithms and Algorithm Engineering
  • Bias for action
  • Experience with location data is a plus


The team's main responsibility is to provide traffic information in real time. Speeds and traffic incidents heavily influence routing and ETAs, as well as traffic display on the map. You will have the opportunity to impact millions of people’s lives every day! You will be working on the team responsible for real-time systems that efficiently process a massive stream of GPS data and third-party information. We are responsible for building scalable production systems that provide accurate information to Apple customers with minimal latency. As an intern on our team, you will work on prototyping new algorithms and on designing and conducting large-scale experiments. This is a timely opportunity to work on exciting and challenging problems. You are self-motivated and data-driven, you speak Java, Scala, and/or C++ (sometimes even on a whiteboard), and you want to impact products. If this is you, we'd love to hear from you!

Education & Experience

Currently enrolled on a PhD degree in Computer Science or related field.

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace