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Apple: Data Science Engineer

Seeking a Data Science Engineer to lead the design and implementation of systems and tools to support the fraud prevention efforts of Analytic Insight.

At: AppleApple
Location: Austin, TX
Position: Data Science Engineer

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Apple’s Analytic Insight team is responsible for mitigating fraud, waste and abuse company-wide. AI Data Science Engineering is building an environment to enable cutting-edge data analysis over Petabytes of data. We work side-by-side with data scientists and implement scalable, easy-to-use systems and tools.

We are seeking a customer-oriented, passionate and driven Data Science Engineer with experience in building big data systems. Must be able to lead the design and the implementation of a big data analytics system.

Key Qualifications:

  • Mastery of one of C++, Python, Java, Scala or equivalent language
  • Experience with Relational databases and NoSQL databases
  • Hands on experience with Hadoop, Spark, Hive/Pig, HBase
  • Solid understanding of the full software development lifecycle
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • Strong ability to evaluate and apply new technologies in a short time
  • Experience in building data science or data analysis tools a plus
  • Machine learning background a plus
  • Familiar with Agile software development process, Test-Driven development and Continuous Integration a plus


You will lead the design and implementation of systems and tools to support the fraud prevention efforts of Analytic Insight. The job will include:

  • Working with infrastructure teams to design and implement the Big Data data warehouse and analytics platform
  • Design and implement proof-of-concept solutions for new technologies and machine learning algorithms
  • Develop new tools, capabilities and infrastructure to improve how data scientists conduct data analysis and model research

The candidate is expected to be self-motivated, pro-active and solution-oriented individual.


BS degree in computer science or equivalent field plus 7-10 years experience, or equivalent.

Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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