Maps Specifications Lead

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200132063
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Key Qualifications

  • 6 to 8 years of experience in Operations or Productions environment, with 3+ years in Individual Contributor role
  • Experience in applying map specifications and critically analysing them for improvements
  • Exposure in Process Engineering & Continuous Improvement techniques
  • Attention to detail in approach and Hands-On with analysing Data & Tools
  • Strong Data Analysis skills preferred
  • Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously without close supervision; able to organise and prioritise own assignments and work-streams


As Maps Specification Lead, you are the go-to-person for all specifications related knowledge in your area. You should provide timely resolutions to production team for specifications queries, and also create and maintain re-usable Knowledge articles in Knowledge repository. You should review editor’s workflow to identify process gaps and propose Best Practice guidelines for production teams. You are also expected to proactively review specification documents to explore improvement opportunities. As a specifications' expert, you should review Training materials to check for completeness, consistency and accuracy in applying specification concepts. Your problem solving skills will be used in conducting Root Cause Analysis exercise to report findings and propose counter measures, as well as in conducting experiments for prototyping solutions, or analysing what-if scenarios As a custodian of specifications in production, you should manage deployment of specification versions in production environment You should document your findings and create insightful decks for management reporting Overall, you should feel comfortable in dealing with ambiguity and chaos and have the drive/energy to find solutions and answers on your own.

Education & Experience

Bachelors in GeoScience or Engineering Degree preferred

Additional Requirements

  • 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.