Prinicipal Engineering Program Manager

Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200230614
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, extraordinary ideas have a way of becoming industry leading products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. You will work with significant and dynamic projects in support of Apple's Retail business and will deliver innovative solutions and software The worldwide Retail & Online Stores team is responsible for delivering the electronic commerce (eCommerce) systems and solutions that enable and support the Apple Online Store (AOS) - one of world’s largest online retail businesses, serving millions of customers around the globe. The team is part of Apple’s Information & Systems (IS&T) division, and is based primarily in Sunnyvale, California with teams in Austin, TX, London, Singapore and Hyderabad India - working as a single global team.

Key Qualifications

  • Solid grasp of controlling and running budgets, resource management and forecasting.
  • Project and program management experience in a software development environment
  • Specific deep experience and functional expertise in electronic commerce for consumer products.
  • Experience with engineers in a high-pressured environment - able to have credibility with world-leading technologists that are specialists in their field
  • Someone with a strong personality and the ability to establish relationships with deeply technical people.
  • Experience leading multiple high priority projects at a time and driving them forward.
  • An extraordinary teammate with a positive attitude who builds relationships quickly.
  • Demonstrable ability to partner and influence multi-functionally to identify, evaluate and execute strategic plans.


This senior role is for a results-oriented senior project management professional who has several years of experience working in a dynamic eCommerce environment. The main responsibility will be for the delivery of sophisticated multi-functional software engineering programs and products for the AOS platform and potentially directing a team of project managers, technical analysts, resources, budgets and the related reporting for program. Provide leadership for project teams by acting as a domain lead for eCommerce and combining strong business insight with good communication and technical skills. Operate as an effective interface between engineers and product owners, bringing prospective and understanding of eCommerce principles to help development time and improve their efficiency in serving Apple's customers. Understand and articulate the business and technical implications of decisions that are being made by their project teams, whilst handling senior partner relationships to ensure successful program delivery. A combination of gravitas and flexibility will be required to ensure that they can be effective and you have extensive experience working on consumer product launches, product merchandising in an electronic commerce environment. Excellent technical PM skills, and are able to operate in a sophisticated software environment across multiple cost centers, geographies and systems. Guide teams of both contractors and employees, and be familiar with accounting and budget management concepts such as ‘capital vs. expense’. Act as the SPOC for the project to both Biz and SSGs, support gate processes and provide PLOEs and DLOEs Coordinate and schedule work with Development, QA/QE, DevOps and impacted SSGs Run project radar queue and change controls Ensure all required checkpoints are met (IRP, InfoSec, Privacy)

Education & Experience

10+ years experience in project management and resource management in sophisticated environments for budgets in the millions of dollars. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent with a minimum of ten years relevant work experience. Masters/MBA preferred.

Additional Requirements