Maps Search Engineering Manager

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jun 21, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200066813

Apple Maps Search is looking for an experienced engineering manager to lead an engineering team focused on building algorithms and solutions to improve Query Understanding and Search Ranking of Maps results in a variety of end user scenarios. You will be leading a team of highly talented applied science / systems engineers, and will be directly responsible for mentoring and developing this team, helping them achieve their career goals

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in leading and managing teams working on Query Understanding / Search Relevance / Recommendation Systems / related areas
  • Deep experience and understanding of ranking algorithms, query understanding, query reformulation, spell correction problems
  • Deep hands-on experience in distributed systems/services, search and related technologies
  • Successful track record of building and developing Applied ML / Data Science teams
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to both your team members as well as peers
  • Experience programming in: Java or C/C++ or Python or equivalent
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - cross collaborate with engineering partners, communicating feature specs / roadmaps to product management and executives


Apple Maps is being used by millions of users every single day and powers thousands of applications. Our mission is simple - build the best maps in the world. At Apple Maps Search, we work in a fast-paced, self-driven environment. Features and algorithms we develop are fundamental to enabling users search and find maps entities on Apple Maps, Safari, Spotlight, Siri and a variety of other applications.

As a technical leader in Maps Search, you and your team will be responsible for defining, developing, evaluating and deploying variety of features ranging from large scale machine learning models, deep learning and natural language processing solutions geared towards improving Query Understanding and Ranking of Maps results in a variety of end user scenarios. You will also collaborate effectively with partner/product teams to set the goals, expectations and roadmap for your team. As a leader, you will provide technical/career guidance to your team to help them succeed in their jobs.

Successful managers at Apple are able to own details of projects and long term vision for the team, getting their hands dirty with data/code consistently. You should also have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate on technical details / dependencies to engineering partners, product management teams, and executives across Apple

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or related areas with 10+ years of experience or MS/PhD with equivalent experience

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