AI/ML - Data Scientist, Siri Search & Knowledge

  • Apple
  • London, UK
  • 07/09/2020
Full time Data Science Machine Learning Big Data Artificial Intelligence Statistics

Job Description

Siri’s universal search engine powers search features across a variety of Apple products, including Siri, Spotlight, Safari, Messages and Lookup. The Siri Knowledge Question Answering team enables continuous improvement of the search system by building tools for data-driven decision making and rapid iteration. This is an opportunity to work with one of the most exciting high performance computing environments, with petabytes of data and millions of queries per second. You will be challenged to find signals in massive datasets to help drive development of the products to delight our customers every day. If this is you, we'd love to hear from you.Key Qualifications

  • Proven track record in a Data Science role
  • Attention to detail and dedication to high-quality, results-oriented output
  • Experience applying algorithms to understand real-world data (classification, anomaly detection, etc.)
  • Ability to manipulate large data sets with high dimensionality and complexity; proficiency in SQL/HQL
  • Excellent statistical analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • Proficiency in one of the following languages: Python, Go, Java, C++
  • Familiarity with large scale search systems, Spark/Pyspark, Hadoop, Hive, Impala, and/or Tableau is all a plus.

DescriptionWe're looking for someone who is excellent at building conceptual models of application domains, managing data quality for ML and deriving insights from system/user behaviour data. These will power our actions and improve the quality of the answers that Siri gives to general knowledge questions about people, locations, events and things In this role you will: - Build data analytics workflows to inform prioritisation for 1st party partners - Apply statistical techniques to detect anomalies, discover patterns and generate insights from aggregated system behaviour data - Manage the data model and identify gaps or inconsistencies to improve product quality - Work with curators and language specialists to improve data model completeness and system quality - Exploring data to find actionable insights and make product recommendations based on good data. - Synthesising and communicating insights during the feature development process - Develop techniques to sample queries and analyse question answering quality - Help build out our error analysis platform (e.g. working with UI Engineer to develop test result visualisations, suggest test group size based on experiment targeting, etc.) Apply now and don’t just create products — create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionised entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspire the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it.Education & ExperienceBS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field, or equivalent work experience