ISE, IX - Sr. Applied Scientist, Text Understanding Platform
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States
Machine Learning and AI
Posted: Sep 7, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200281653
Apple and its Intelligent System Experience organization are on a mission to create software that feels intimate, humane and personal, by building models that understand who you are and what you use your device for in order to adapt and personalize your experience. Users interact with countless amounts of text through their daily interactions, and understanding what that text means to them is central to creating a truly personalized user experience. The Text Understanding Platform team provides some of the core system-level capabilities for semantic analysis of text used to benefit a range of features across Apple platforms. As a member of this organization, you'll have the opportunity have a broad impact on millions of iOS users worldwide. We're looking for an ambitious applied scientist, who can combine a deep experience in state-of-the-art NLP research with a practical knowledge of how to deliver real-world systems. We want someone who is passionate about applying NLP in ways consistent with Apple's core values of fairness, privacy, and attention to detail, who is comfortable working collaboratively and navigating ambiguity, and who is driven to improve the user experience. Come join us!
- Demonstrated expertise in applying the state of the art in NLP algorithms to practical problems.
- Strong object-oriented programming and design skills, ideally in an on-device context.
- Practical knowledge of Objective-C (useful but not required)
- Practical knowledge of standard methodologies for privacy-preserving ML (useful but not required).
- Publications in leading machine learning or NLP venues (optional but not required)
In this role, you will: - Participate in the design of algorithms that allow us to bring the state of the art in NLP algorithms on device. - Prototype and demonstrate the effectiveness of your designs - Work with engineers to put your algorithms into production. - Work with internal client teams to identify critical needs and adapt your design to serve them.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D in Computer Science or related field, or relevant experience