Siri - Search/Domains Backend Software Engineer

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Dec 20, 2018

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200022606

Apple's Siri team is seeking a Software Engineer who will play a central role in developing search systems, from managing big data systems and machine learning algorithms we use to power our results to the finest details in our final UI. As a member of our dynamic group, you'll have the rare and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products from Apple. We are looking for people with experience in building rich user interfaces powered by sophisticated, high performance backend systems.

This role will have the following


Architect & develop end to end systems to drive new search features, from data injection and processing to query performance and product design
Collaborate with teams across Apple to ensure features are fully integrated across different platforms
Work closely with operations and project management teams

Key Qualifications

  • You have a minimum of 5 years experience writing high-performance server software on Linux/Unix
  • You have the ability to effectively deliver solutions in a large, complex environment
  • You're fluent in two of following languages: C/C++, Go, Python, Java, Scala, Ruby
  • You have experience with RESTful services and supporting production environments
  • You're have excellent interpersonal skills and you love collaborating with other team members
  • You have practical experience with Hadoop and extensive experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • You're experienced with data transformation pipelines
  • You have experience with large scale search and machine learning systems


Apple is re-thinking search, making it easier and faster to find the answers you're looking for while respecting you and your privacy with an ad-free, user first experience. The Siri universal search engine is redefining how hundreds of millions of people search every single day, powering search features across a variety of Apple products, including Siri, Spotlight, Safari, Messages, and Lookup.

The Siri Search team is bringing together domain experts from a diverse array of fields such as machine learning, distributed systems, natural language processing, user interface, and software engineering to contribute to our vision of search.

As part of our team, you will be joining a cross disciplinary group, passionate about delivering new features and experiences to our users. We partner cross-functionally, collaborating with teams within Siri and Apple at large, combining strong technical skills and product vision to bring together the pieces needed to deliver an extraordinary, world-class search experience.

Education & Experience

MS Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent work experience

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