24 days old

Siri Knowledge - Data Engineering Manager

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Oct 27, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200117640

Siri's mission is to be the most useful and most knowledgeable virtual assistant to the hundreds of millions of people who use it every day. Question answering and the knowledge graphs that power it have always played a key role in fulfilling that promise of a truly useful virtual assistant. Our team, the Siri Knowledge team, continues to tackle the challenges of providing a state-of-the-art, open-domain question answering system and constructing a knowledge graph of all human knowledge through cutting-edge work in extraction, weak supervision, and machine learning.

The Siri Knowledge team is looking for an experienced leader to lead a team building infrastructure and tools to gather, clean, and maintain the raw data feeds we use to build the Siri knowledge graph. Such a leader is passionate about data and especially the challenges of dealing with big data. If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you!

Key Qualifications

  • A track record of running high-performance teams and demonstrated aptitude in managing complex engineering and cross functional projects
  • 2 - 5+ years of experience in building and managing highly skilled teams of
  • engineers
  • Large scale systems design experience for big data pipelines
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, mentor, and grow technical teams
  • Dedicated, motivated, self-driven problem solver with strong cross-functional
  • partnerships and leadership skills
  • Expertise in full product lifecycle; technical designs, project planning, iterative implementation, and successful product launches
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, meticulous attention to detail and dedication to quality
  • Upbeat, adaptable, and results oriented with a positive attitude


Apple's Siri team is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead a team infrastructure and tools to gather, clean, and maintain the raw data feeds we use to build the Siri knowledge graph. As a manager for this team, you will be responsible for building the foundation on which Siri's question answering and other features are built. You'll build infrastructure and tools to automatically fetch many data feeds, keep them fresh, and ensure a baseline level of quality in the feeds. This role will have the following


Drive the development of data pipelines that fetch raw data to build the Siri Knowledge graph
Manage a process to clean and ensure quality in these feeds through manual review and automated mechanisms
Manage, mentor, and grow a team of software engineers
Identify project and help define the team's roadmap
Driving end-to-end quality improvement
Drive technical and cross-functional projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment

Additional Requirements

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Posted: 2019-12-27 Expires: 2020-01-25

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