AI/ML- Engineering Manager, Siri

Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Machine Learning and AI


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200297596
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. In the Siri International team we build high quality Siri solutions for all of Apple’s international customers, and deliver them to their favorite Apple devices, in over 40 languages and dialects. As a manager you will guide a team of talented engineers focused on the quality of Siri. You will collaborate with Siri and Apple teams to tackle challenging technical and design problems. Your challenge is to understand user needs to deliver solid high quality solutions that increase quality and efficiency.

Key Qualifications

  • Extensive and proven experience in leading sizable SW Engineering teams to success
  • Proficiency in managing diverse and distributed teams
  • Strong experience or significant exposure to data science and ML based systems
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills in English
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Proven leadership experience with delivering large scale cross-functional projects or products
  • Recommended but not required: proven experience as a project manager or team lead for large scale automated testing


The Siri Machine Learning System Evaluation Engineering (ML SEE) team is searching for an experienced site lead to drive the momentum with a sizable group of contractors for better services and operations in Madrid. This team provides automated SW testing and ML evaluation for Siri products, with particular focus on all Siri supported languages. Your team is responsible for qualifying Siri releases and improving Siri quality utilizing a number of tools and methodologies. You will drive an efficient utilization of tools and processes, achieving the right balance of evaluation coverage and time invested across all Siri supported languages. As Siri constantly evolves, you will be required to balance testing and evaluation coverage of both existing and of new features; this includes delivering diagnostics and product improvement insights to product teams. To succeed, you will need to build strong cross-functional partnerships both internally with Apple teams, and externally with the contractors management team. You will develop new and creative methodologies to evaluate and improve Siri international user experience, for your team to execute and deliver feedback to engineering partners. To be successful in this role, you will need to strive for a right balance between focus on engineering projects, and focus on operations. Apple's most meaningful resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products. You will be fully eligible for Apple benefits. The programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. Apple benefits programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. 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, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.

Education & Experience

B.S or M.S in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements