NLP Research Scientist / Engineer (EMNLP 2019)


Posted: Mar 29, 2020

Role Number: 200102702

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Combining groundbreaking machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) techniques with next-generation hardware, our teams take user experiences to the next level. We are looking for NLP research scientists and engineers to join our teams in Cupertino, Seattle, Boston, Pittsburgh, Cambridge (UK), Beijing, and Singapore.

Key Qualifications

  • Expertise and experience in various facets of machine learning and natural language processing, such as conversational dialogue systems, classification, feature engineering, information extraction, structured prediction, clustering, semi-supervised learning, topic modeling and ranking
  • Knowledge of common ML frameworks
  • Strong programming skills with proven experience crafting, prototyping, and delivering advanced algorithmic solutions
  • A passion for making ML methods robust and scalable
  • Ability to explain and present analyses and machine learning concepts to a broad technical audience
  • Be able to deliver ML technologies aligned with the core values of Apple, ensuring the highest standards of quality, scientific rigor, innovation, and respect for user privacy
  • Creative, collaborative, and innovation focused


As a member of a machine learning team at Apple, you will use your deep understanding of machine learning and natural language processing to tackle meaningful technical problems, collaborate with the most innovative product development teams in the world, and transfer your ideas into solutions in the next generation of Apple products. You will perform fundamental research by defining, designing, implementing and evaluating algorithms involving unrivaled data and objectives. You will also actively engage with the academic community by collaborating with universities, publishing and presenting your work, and attending conferences.

Education & Experience

PhD, MS, or BS in Machine Learning, Computer Science, or related fields.

Additional Requirements

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