Software Engineer, Frontier AI Technologies

Cupertino, California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200552988
Our team is on a mission to provide innovative infrastructure and tools to make engineers more productive and make software easier to create, build, and distribute. We believe that streamlining software engineering is an important part of unlocking developer creativity and innovation, and we enjoy it when Apple customers see that in the products we ship. We are looking for an outstanding engineer to bring to bear advances in NLP and language models to directly improve the quality and velocity of developing software across Apple. The candidate should be someone with proven mastery of system software development, NLP development, and a rich mix of education and practical experience with a real passion for diving headfirst into challenging problems. As a member of our ML innovation team, you will be moving software development at Apple in new directions, from ideation through execution. If you enjoy working on the cutting edge of NLP and prototyping, and if you have a strong interest in developer productivity, then we have many exciting problems to work on! We believe that every engineer brings outstanding skills and perspective. Far more than any specific experience or skill, we are looking for an engineer who wants to build phenomenal software develop their skills, and ultimately enable others to develop amazing applications. You would join a small, tight-knit group who are building exciting new technologies, and have fun while doing so.


Our team works on evolving a set of innovative services and tools that combine to enable superior developer productivity. You’ll find ways to combine our unique problem domain with cutting-edge ML techniques in order to support the new ML-driven programming paradigm. You’ll analyze problem requirements, existing solutions, and available systems and make high-level architectural decisions, building proofs of concept and ergonomic front-end solutions used by internal developers and designers. Once solutions are identified, you will work alongside your team to implement them while developing appropriate testing and operational mechanisms. You will be most successful here as a flexible and proactive engineer who thrives in a supportive, respectful, and balanced work environment with interesting and challenging problems to address. You have excellent judgment and integrity with the ability to make timely and sound decisions to guide and unblock your team. You know how to drive constructive discussion of design points, learn from your team, and use your experience to advocate and teach others.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NLU/NLP systems.
  • Experience with unstructured data curation/generation

Education & 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.