Siri - Senior Software Engineer, Information Domains

Apple - Seattle, WA

Full-time
Have you ever wondered “What is the stock price for Apple”, “How many kilograms is 5 pounds”, or simply, “What’s the weather like today”? Come work for a team that works daily to increase Siri’s ability to answer such requests from millions of people, and maybe settle a few dining room quandaries between families along the way. If you are someone with a combination of strong programming skills and a creative, user-focused mindset, we want to speak to you. We're looking for an excellent teammate who can collaborate with engineers in several technical areas who have built the entire range of Siri's user facing capabilities. You should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities.
Key Qualifications
7+ years of industry experience
Experience working with large scale systems
In-depth development experience with server-side Java and web services
Strong object-oriented programming and design skills
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
Description
The Siri team is looking for someone with a combination of strong programming skills and a creative, user-focused mindset. We’re looking for the right person who can collaborate with other specialists in several technical areas to help build Siri's knowledge of all things information related, such as weather, stocks, dictionary, and unit conversion. You should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities and have a thirst for new technology. Successful Siri engineers combine strong technical skills with a good product design sense and a passion to deliver a great customer experience.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
Architecting designs for features and software systems
Providing technical leadership to the team
Implementing natural language interactions and work flow that provide intelligent user assistance for weather, stocks, dictionary, unit conversion, and arithmetic related customer features
Integrating live service providers using web services
Working with our platform team to define infrastructure interfaces
Working with design and client-side teams to ensure a great user experience
Mentoring other team members
Education & Experience
BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
Additional Requirements