Machine Learning Data Collection Engineer, Technology Development Group (TDG)

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


Role Number:200356922
Do you want to push the limits of the best Augmented Reality platform in the world? Apple's Technology Development Group (TDG) delivers algorithms that drive revolutionary Apple products, including the augmented reality (AR) platform ARKit to create ground-breaking new products. In this position, you will have the opportunity to be part of our extraordinary data team to discover and build solutions to previously-unsolved challenges and push the state of the art in AR algorithms that will change the way people experience the world! We are looking for a driven Machine Learning Data Collection Engineer that enjoys getting into the details to collect valuable data that feeds our machine learning models. As a member of the fast-paced data team, you have the rewarding opportunity to shape upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of people every day. To succeed within this role, you should have shown experience in several of the following areas:

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to define/design/develop data collection efforts that focus on the end-to-end user experience, including anticipating potential failure modes, edge cases, and anomalies
  • Capacity to multitask and manage several projects in parallel while meeting deadlines and providing access to clients and partners
  • Problem solving & critical thinking capacities, thinking outside the box in order to gain in speed, efficiency, and quality.
  • Ability to re-construct ill-defined data needs into concrete project deliverables
  • Ability to maintain and develop relationships with multi-functional teams
  • Excellent project management, communication, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills


As a Machine Learning Data Collection Engineer, you'll be working with our customers to understand their data collection requirements, assisting them in defining their protocols, and executing on the data collection. Your job responsibilities will include: -Collaborate with algorithm teams and understand data collection requirements in order to define collection protocols -Define and design the collection requirements and lead the collection effort from start to finish -Coordinate the efforts between internal teams (Legal, privacy, security, etc) guaranteeing compliance with applicable rules, laws, and best practices -Create documents and procedures needed to run data collections -Managing and track progress of externally run data collections

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree or related practical experience

Additional Requirements