AIML - Machine Learning Engineer, Siri and Information Intelligence

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200529826
Siri helps hundreds of millions of people find the information they are looking for. A critical part of that mission is helping them quickly find and discover local businesses, places of interest, and addresses. Users rely on us for relevant and easy access to local information like finding a favorite or romantic restaurant, business hours, nearby coffee shop addresses, and directions to prominent locations. The Geo domain team is redefining how hundreds of millions of people use their devices to navigate and explore the physical world around them. We are part of a wider effort to power search across a variety of Apple products – including Siri, Spotlight, Safari, Messages, and more. As part of our team, you will be leveraging and improving upon the latest deep learning models in order to understand queries, rank documents, and find useful answers to users’ questions. We are looking for people with experience in query understanding, machine learning and search ranking powered by sophisticated, high-performance data ingestion pipelines. You will join a team that combines strong technical skills, product vision, and a love of all things local to bring together the pieces needed to deliver a world-class Maps experience in Siri and Spotlight.


As a member of our fast-paced group you’ll have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape upcoming products from Apple. Our team includes a diversity of backgrounds from applied scientists with a focus in NLP to experienced distributed systems engineers. As such we are looking for candidates with applied machine learning experience and strong engineering skills. THIS ROLE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES: - Analyzing search ranking and relevance requirements issues and opportunities - Utilizing PyTorch and proprietary tools for training deep learning models - Understanding product requirements then translating them into modeling tasks and engineering tasks - Building machine-learned models for query understanding and search ranking - Develop and maintain large scale indexing and ML data pipelines

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • You have 2+ years of experience in natural language processing, machine learning or deep learning
  • You are proficient in one of following languages: Python Go Java C++, demonstrating strong background in algorithms and data structures
  • You have excellent inter personal skills ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • You have excellent knowledge and good practical skills in major machine learning algorithms
  • We partner with a variety of cross functional teams across the company. You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

MS or Ph.D in Computer Science, Machine Learning or related field

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with large scale search and machine learning systems is highly desired. Excellent data analytical skills
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Pay & Benefits

  • 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. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.