Apple is looking for a specialist in the field of cartography in Australia

Apple has published a new job listing for "Maps data specialist" in Australia. The job listing which was posted two days ago appeared as a result of the improper displaying of map data in Central Australia.

"Job Summary

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • QA experience
  • Familiarity with evaluating map quality
  • Detailed knowledge of the unique features of your local area, including preferred driving routes, landmarks, and road names
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Strong written and spoken English skills


The Maps team is looking for people with knowledge of mapping, great testing skills, and local expertise to help us build better and better maps. In this position, you will be responsible for the quality of map data for your region. You will test changes to map data, provide feedback on unique local map requirements, collect ground truth information, and evaluate competing products."

Ultimately, Apple managed to resolve an issue with displaying maps of Central Australia, but it was not easy to solve many issues even through the app’s official button "Report a Problem".

Thank you Mark!

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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, February 24, 2013. 19:23

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