AI/ML- Backend Software Engineer, Information Intelligence

  • Apple
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 22/05/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Do you want to make Siri and Apple products smarter for our users? The Siri Search & Knowledge teams are building groundbreaking technology for algorithmic search, machine learning, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence. The features we build are redefining how hundreds of millions of people use their computers and mobile devices to search and find what they are looking for. Siri’s universal search engine powers search features across a variety of Apple products, including Siri, Spotlight, Safari, Messages and Lookup. As part of this group, you will work with one of the most exciting high performance computing environments, with petabytes of data, millions of queries per second, and have an opportunity to imagine and build products that delight our customers every single day.Key Qualifications

  • Strong coding skills with at least one of the following programming languages: Go, Java, Python, Scala, C/C++, Rust
  • Strong background in computer science: algorithms and data structures
  • Proficiency with distributed computing platform and technologies such as AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, MapReduce, or similar
  • Solid understanding of scalable backend infrastructure and performance
  • Phenomenal interpersonal skills is required; able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Experience designing and implementing large scale data pipelines is a plus
  • Machine learning and Information Retrieval knowledge are a plus

DescriptionWe design and build infrastructures to support features that empowers billions of Siri users. Our team processes trillions of links to find the best content to surface to users through search. We also analyze pages to extract critical features for indexing, ranking. We apply statistical analysis to improve link selection, freshness, retrieval rates, extraction quality, and many others. You’ll have the opportunity to work with large scale systems with trillions of rows and many petabytes of data and incredible complexity. 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 & ExperienceBachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent industry experience