AIML - ML Engineer, Machine Learning Platform & Infrastructure

    • Apple, Inc.
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 161,700.00 - 284,900.00 per year
Full Time


Machine Learning (ML)
Software architecture
Software design
Computer science
Software development
Data compression

Job Details


At Apple, the AIML - On-Device Machine Learning group is responsible for accelerating the creation of amazing on-device ML experiences. Core ML is an example of an external facing product from this group. One important mission of the group centers around profiling, analyzing and optimizing ML inference performance across a remarkable variety of ML models, Apple devices and processors. These capabilities are already being used by several partner teams inside Apple (such as CPU, GPU, Neural Engine, speech understanding, Camera, Photos, VisionPro) as well as external App-Developers. If this role sounds exciting, we want to hear from you!

Key Qualifications

Strong ML fundamentals, experience developing code in one or more of training frameworks (such as PyTorch, TensorFlow or JAX) Experience with Transformers, CNNs or Stable DiffusionUnderstanding about performance modeling and profiling of computer systems, and how to optimize code efficiency for a given platform; Experience in computer system power analysis is a plus;A passion for edge / on-device ML; Experience with on-device ML frameworks such as CoreML, TFLite or ExecuTorch is preferred;An interest in software architecture, APIs, high performance extensible software and scalable software systems;Programming and software design skills (proficiency in Python and/or C/C++);Excellent collaboration and communication skills.


This role provides a great opportunity to help scale and extend a significant ML benchmarking service used across Apple, in support of a range of devices from small wearables up to the largest Apple Silicon Macs. The role further offers a learning platform to dig into the latest research about on-device machine learning, an exciting ML front-tier ! Possible example areas include efficient inference, model compression, ML compilers, and/or federated learning.

Education & Experience

Masters in Computer Science or relevant disciplines; PhD preferred.

Additional Requirements

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Pay & Benefits

  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $161,700 and $284,900, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

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