NLP Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Santa Clara, CA
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

NLP Engineer

  • Job Number: 112931102
  • Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
  • Posted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Apple’s exciting new Spotlight Suggestions service provides fast, relevant search results from the Internet in Spotlight , Safari on iOS and OS X and News app on iOS. We are looking for an innovative & detail-oriented Data Scientist who will play a central role in developing upcoming versions of the feature. The Spotlight Suggestions service is built on massive amount of data crawled from the Internet, sourced from feeds and generated from user interactions with search results. As a member of our real time data science team, you’d be responsible for mining these datasets to help create new features and improve relevance of search results. We are looking for scientists who are passionate about creating data driven systems and have experience in statistical programming, machine learning, and use of modernbig data systems like Hadoop.

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of machine learning fundamentals such as feature extraction, learning algorithms, training and evaluation. Experience with NLP a plus (parsing, word-embeddings, etc.)
  • You can execute experiments that accurately measure the quality of your work
  • A deep curiosity and fundamental knowledge about the nuts and bolts of natural language understanding, data management and search engines
  • You write clean and effective code in Python, Scala, Go, and/or Java
  • Insatiable appetite to debug and figure out why the thing you built does not work as expected
  • You know your ways around Postgres / Greenplum, Apache Spark, Jupyter, Pandas, etc


* Help Siri learn more about the world by expanding the underlying Knowledge Graph using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques * Measure the quality and volume of data entering of Siri's Knowledge Graph, ensuring that users receive the best answers possible

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