Siri Language Engineer (Cloud Services Localization) - Malaysian

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Aug 23, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 52661166
Do you love solving complex challenges? Are you an inventive self-starter who takes pride in seeing ideas come to life on a global scale? Come and join the team that teaches Siri how to understand and speak new languages. We are an extremely diverse and passionate group dedicated to bringing the future of intelligent assistants to the world. We are looking for a highly motivated engineer, expert in foreign languages and with strong software development skills to join our team.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong preference for some focus or experience in classification, information retrieval, natural language processing, machine learning or related sub-fields
  • Native speaker fluency in Malay.
  • Work with minimal supervision, proactive and self-motivated for timely delivery of quality code.
  • Demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities and troubleshooting skills.
  • Engineering experience and interest in diverse technical areas.
  • Clear and compelling communication skills.
  • User driven focus.
  • Interest in embedded applications.


You will be responsible for the international engineering of Siri, and be required to interact with several world class teams of experts at Apple. From speech recognition to natural language processing, machine learning, big data consumption all the way to speech synthesis, you will be involved and challenged to bring innovative solutions to complex engineering issues, with an international flavor. Knowing your local market is key. We are looking for a demonstrated ability to be creative, take ownership of a project, superior technical expertise, and a knack for solving problems that stump most engineers. Having worked on shipping products and being familiar with the rush to the finish line is highly desired. This is an opportunity to durably shape the future of human - computer interaction, and walk the bleeding edge of a nascent field. Specific responsibilities will include: * Developing natural language processing code specific to your language * Provide input and suggestions towards innovating new approaches and new product features tailored to your home market * Coming up with clever solutions to complex issues * Automating and integrating workflow from diverse systems. * Daily interaction with other teams at Apple working towards the same goal.

Education & Experience

* B.S/MSc in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields

Additional Requirements

  • Preferred Experience/Skills:
  • * Native speaker fluency in one or more commercially important natural languages
  • * Proven track record in delivering product-quality code.
  • * Familiar with Java, perl and shell scripting
  • * iOS or Mac OS X development skills