Machine Learning Software Engineer - SIML, ISE

Apple Inc.
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Job Description

Are you interested in making an extensive and impactful contribution to Machine Learning at Apple? Our Scene Understanding (SUN) team is hiring a technical leader in ML software engineering. SUN is comprised of engineers who own a variety of production ML workflows that surprise and delight millions of our customers! Our team contributes to a variety of shipping workflows you may already regularly use, including: Photos Search, Curation, Memories, Intelligent Autocrop, Visual Captioning for Accessibility, Federated Learning on visual content, Real-time Classification & Saliency in Camera, Semantic Segmentation in Camera, and several on-device backbones across the system. Further, several of our projects are surfaced to third party developers through Vision & CoreML. Shipping APIs include image tagging, image similarity, saliency estimation and prints for transfer learning. Here are a selection of relevant WWDC presentations:

Key Qualifications

  • Strong software Fundamentals
  • Experience with multiple modalities (image, NLP, audio) Proficient in coding (C, C++, Python)
  • Proven prototyping skills
  • You have strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • You're aware of the challenges associated to the transition of a prototype into a final product
  • You're familiar with the challenges of developing algorithms that run efficiently on resource constrained platforms
  • You’ve demonstrated leadership in both applied research and development
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, be comfortable presenting research to large audiences, and have the ability to work hands-on in multi-functional teams
  • You should be motivated and resulted focused


The Scene Understanding team is looking for an ML software engineer with a proven track record in shipping customer experiences. You will be interacting very closely with a variety of ML researchers, software engineers, hardware & design teams cross functionally. Among the most important requirement would be a deep understanding of software fundamentals, and the ability to translate ML algorithms into production quality code. Solutions developed will leverage multi-modal inputs (visual, range, nlp, audio) with a strong emphasis on visual processing. The primary responsibilities associated with this position range from algorithm design and implementation, ability to integrate research into production frameworks, and collaborating closely with product teams before and after feature launch.

Education & Experience

  • S. or M.S in Computer Science or a related field (mathematics, physics or computer engineering)

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with OS X and iOS development tools and familiarity with GPU programming is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Objective-C is desirable
  • Experience in software engineering is a major plus - Experience in industry is a plus

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Company Info.

Apple Inc.

Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Apple Inc. is a multinational technology company that focuses on producing consumer electronics, software, and online services. It holds the distinction of being the world's largest technology company by revenue and the world's biggest company by market capitalization as of June 2022. Apple is the second-largest mobile phone manufacturer and the fourth-largest personal computer vendor by unit sales.

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    Computer software,Consumer electronics
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    1 Apple Park Way, Cupertino, California 95014, USA
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