Data Scientist, IS&S

Data Scientist, IS&S

Santa Clara Valley, CA 2016-11-05 - –

Apple Apple

Apple is searching for a highly-skilled data scientist/engineer to join the Data Science team within our Internet Software and Services division.

This is a full-time position based are our headquarters in Cupertino, CA.

Key Qualifications

Working knowledge of SQL, Python, and R. Experience with Java, C/C++, and Scala is also desirable.

Familiarity with the Hadoop framework, including the ability to interact with data through Hive, Pig, or MapReduce.

Experience with Spark is highly desirable.

Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and an ability to convey complex results in a clear manner.

Facility with data visualization, whether through d3, Tableau, or other tools.

Comfort with Mac OS X and related tools.

Description

The Data Science team provides data-driven insights related to several of Apple’s services and commercial platforms, including the App Store, iTunes Store, Apple Music, and Podcasts. Ideal candidates will have a deep understanding of statistics and machine learning algorithms, experience working with large datasets, and an ability to communicate actionable insights directly to non-technical audiences.

Education

Ph.D. or Masters in a quantitative field, such as Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics, or equivalent professional experience.

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