AI/ML - Senior Data Platform Engineer, Siri Search & Knowledge Platform

    • Cupertino, CA


Posted: Jun 30, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200145013

Help us make Siri smarter! We're seeking software engineers and architects to work on growing Siri's knowledge base. As an expert in developing software to manage large, dynamic data sets, you'll be building a data platform to support a rapidly scaling organization.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent systems design, software architecture and programming skills in Python
  • Experience working with large data sets and pipelines, ideally using the Apache software stack (e.g. Spark, HBase)
  • Broad knowledge of computer science and systems; ability to quickly learn new domains
  • Solid system devops skills in UNIX-type OS (e.g. Linux, Mac OS) and cloud-native architectures (e.g. kubernetes)
  • Familiarity with full stack software development
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytic skills
  • Good communication skills and teamwork
  • Passion for building great products
  • Curiosity and desire to learn


Apple is hiring a senior data platform engineer for Siri's Knowledge team. You'll be working at the frontier of AI, crunching massive amounts of data for Siri's knowledge base. In a fast-paced, continuously-integrated environment, you'll design and implement robust, scalable systems capable of processing an ever-growing data set while keeping latency low and quality high. You'll work closely with machine learning engineers to process and integrate new data, and with engineers from across Siri to deliver data for customer-facing services. Your responsibilities will also include developing tools and tests to ensure quality and help diagnose issues.

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field

Additional Requirements

  • The following experience is nice to have, but not required:
  • * Data modeling
  • * Experience working with search engines
  • * Machine learning
  • * Natural-language processing

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