AIML - Robotics Research Engineer, MLR

Cupertino, California, United States
Machine Learning and AI


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200548435
Our team works at the intersection of modern machine learning and robotics to shape the AI that will power the next generation of Apple products. We are looking for innovative and hardworking ML and robotics researchers and engineers that help us research, define, and develop complex intelligent robotic systems and experiences in the real world. Join Apple and help us leave the world better than we found it! In this position, you will be working on challenging AI and robotic research problems with an innovative and cross-functional team.


Our work centers on the research and innovation in the AI and robotics technologies and systems that enable the new generation of Apple products. Your contribution will ensure that Apple delivers these products with extraordinary differentiation and a magical user experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in programming autonomous robots and systems.
  • 2+ years of experience in areas like perception, SLAM, decision making, motion planning, and control systems.
  • 2+ years of experience in applied machine learning and AI algorithms for embodied and autonomous systems.
  • Experience in working with foundation models for robotics is a plus.
  • 2+ years of professional software development experience in C++ and Python.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in R&D of pioneering AI and robotics algorithms, systems.
  • Background in robotics algorithm integration, testing and experiments.
  • Familiarity with real-time, multi-process, multi-threaded coding, and command line in Linux.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Ability to cut through ambiguity and follow through to task completion despite roadblocks or distractions
  • Ability to prioritize with technical expertise and manage time wisely in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Creative, collaborative, and passionate about R&D on extraordinary products and experiences
  • Excellent communication skills — you collaborate optimally with other teams and communicate clearly about your work
  • Ability to work effectively within a geographically distributed team

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

M.Sc., or Ph.D. in computer science, engineering, or equivalent professional experience.

Additional Requirements

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.