AI/ML - ML Engineer - ML Systems and Evaluation Engineering

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


Role Number:200380825
Do you want to join one of Apple's most impactful teams delivering ground breaking technology to millions of users worldwide? Are you passionate about quality and have a dedication to constant improvement? Apple is seeking highly qualified people for the Siri and Language Technologies team, specifically- supporting the ML Systems and Evaluation Engineering team. This team focuses on the lifecycle management of machine learning systems. Specifically, we investigate and build frameworks and platforms for evaluation of highly-advanced machine learning models. You will focus on improving Siri ML models by using various on device models, weak supervision, synthetic training data generation, self supervision, differential privacy all the while maintaining user privacy. As a member of the team, you will work on some of the most ambitious technical problems, develop new ML solutions that will alter the future of Apple products, and collaborate with the best product teams to integrate your ideas into products.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional work experience.
  • Excellent programming skills (Python preferred).
  • Prior experience is client side programming especially using Objective C / Swift.
  • Deep knowledge of ML, especially on building ML systems.
  • Knowledge of common ML / Deep Learning frameworks.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Passionate about building extraordinary products.
  • Proven ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment, to complete the tasks assigned, to meet the production timelines and, at the same time, to continue to learn independently new innovative ideas that can improve and transform the product experience of Apple customers.
  • Be able to deliver ML technologies aligned with the core values of Apple, ensuring the highest standards of quality, scientific rigor, innovation, and respect for user privacy.
  • Creative, collaborative, & product focused.
  • Desirable : Knowledge of Natural Language Understanding models.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of differential privacy and federated learning.


You will research and develop innovative ML strategies for challenging problems that will impact Siri in future Apple products. Along with your colleagues, you’ll look at the user interactions we want to achieve, propose algorithmic solutions, choose the right datasets and design the optimization metrics for your innovations. You’ll bring these innovations to life by working alongside your software development partners to take them all the way to production. You are self-motivated, excellent problem solver, a go-getter. You are quick to establish relationships and work well with change and ambiguity. You have strong programming skills with tried experience crafting, prototyping, and delivering sophisticated algorithmic solutions.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree or higher.

Additional Requirements