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 Senior Software Engineer, Search Backend Engineering - AMP - Seattle, Washington, United States

Job information
Posted by: Apple 
Hiring entity type: Retail 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Software Engineer
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 200232587 / Latpro-3782114 
Date posted: Mar-30-2021
State, Zip: Washington, 98199


Senior Software Engineer, Search Backend Engineering - AMP

Seattle , Washington , United States

Software and Services


Posted: Mar 25, 2021

Role Number: 200232587

Are you a passionate about building scalable, reliable, search platform at scale? Come join us and be part of the Apple Media Products incredible journey. Apple Media Music Search team is looking for extraordinary search engineers to build the best music search experience across all Apple platforms. We are a key part of the Apple ecosystem, supporting millions of users and billions of transactions. We operate in hundreds of countries and dozens of languages. We strive to provide the best search experience for our customers. If you are passionate about providing the best search results when user ask to play music on iPhone, Apple TV, Apple Watch, HomePod, this is the right place to be at. We obsess over search experience on Apple ecosystem and other ecosystems where Apple Music is supported.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Deep understanding of information retrieval concepts such as inverted index, recall, ranking and evaluation of search quality
  • Working experience on informational retrieval system such as Solr
  • Proficient in Java
  • Knowledge of spell correction system, query suggestions is a plus
  • Experience developing code in Go and Python is a plus


- Have a major impact on the way people search and discover Music Content on billions of active Apple Devices worldwide. - Build next generation Search across Apple Media Products - Build search server side features & infrastructure to better support recall, relevance, ranking, real-time indexing, and personalization - Evaluate various search metrics, enhance search performance and reliability

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Computer Science or related field. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. Visit to learn more. If you do not consent to Apple storing your information in our system for Recruiting purposes, please reply to this email requesting deletion. For more information on Apple's privacy policy please visit


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