Senior Data Scientist- Universal Media (Apple)

Apple Universal Media is seeking a skilled Senior Data Scientist to drive key applied science projects at the heart of media search and discovery experiences.

Key Qualifications

7+ years experience working with data science projects
Hands-on experience with NLP, mining of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data
Experience working with large scale data sets
Experience with Solr/Lucene, Cassandra and related technologies
Experience with machine learning tools and libraries such as Spark
Intuitive understanding of machine learning algorithms, supervised and unsupervised modeling techniques
2-3+ years of server side Java development experience
Experience Ranking entities or attributes a plus
Experience with Catalogs generation and Mapping techniques a plus
Knowledge of Graph databases a plus
Multimodal learning application is a plus
Obsessed with quality
Strong communication skills


We are seeking a hands on lead with outstanding applied data scientist skills to join the Universal Media Team.  Responsible for building a comprehensive data platform for powering Universal Search, Siri, TV app, Safari search and more services across all Apple platforms, Candidate should be a self-starting, energetic individual with excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with all levels of the organization. She/ He will take ownership of projects that focus on topics such as classification, attribute ranking, filtering, mapping or enriching of entity records or their data. Implement standard and proprietary algorithms for handling and processing data. Use distributed data processing and analysis methodologies. Work closely with engineers to implement solutions to the highest standard possible.


Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics or related field




Job posted 5/16/2017