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Software Engineer, Data Scientist - Apple

Apple


Location:
California
Date:
03/30/2017
Categories:
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
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Job Details

The Siri Search team is creating groundbreaking technology for algorithmic search, machine learning, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence. The features we create 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 day.


Description 

-Perform data mining to support new features in Spotlight Suggestions

-Analyze large datasets to glean actionable insights

-Design classifiers and ranking algorithms

-Perform ad-hoc statistical analysis

-Present results of analysis to team and leadership across Apple

-Create metrics to measure the success of the service


Requirements

Key Qualifications

  • 1+ years of industry experience in a Data Science role
  • Ability to illuminate complex problems with data analysis
  • Proven product success derived from research and analysis results
  • Familiarity with Hadoop, Map/Reduce and NoSQL databases
  • Strong facility with one of Matlab, R or similar tool
  • Experience with Classifiers, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • Comfortable in a programming language like Python or Go
  • Experience with Search is a plus

 

Education

MS or Ph.D. in Data Mining, Machine Learning, Statistics, Operations Research or related field.