Siri - Manager, Program Management: Siri Experience

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted: Aug 25, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 113798452
Play a leading role in shaping the way in which people interact with technology. The Siri Experience team is building new Siri products and features that ship to hundreds of millions of customers around the world, across consumer products like HomePod, tv and the Mac. We're looking for someone to manage our technical program and product management efforts across a broad range of our product portfolio in the Home. You love inspiring and mentoring your team members, and you provide clear direction and objectives. You have an eye for product and design, and love rolling up your sleeves and getting into the weeds of implementation with engineering. You have a consistent track record of leading teams that successfully deliver large, highly complex, cross-functional projects. You thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment. As a part of our team, you'd be responsible for building amazing new features and driving critical improvements to deliver the highest quality user experience that Apple customers expect and love.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years managing a team of product, program and/or project managers responsible for leading cross-functional product development
  • 7+ years industry experience working on large scale software solutions (either as an individual contributor or in management)
  • Experience managing large, highly complex software programs for consumer products at scale
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization
  • Innate drive to improve how things work, strong technical skills with an eye for design and user experience
  • Insatiable curiosity, not afraid to ask questions and dig deep into technical areas
  • Ability to directly and indirectly lead large teams for success
  • Prior experience working on speech and natural language products is a major plus

Description

• Lead roadmap, planning and execution of your features • Drive and ship large, cross-functional features from inception through ship and post-ship • Define, plan and deliver features end-to-end working closely with engineering, design and other Siri PM's • Oversee all aspects of your projects including specifications, scope, requirements, timelines, and resource allocation • Analyze product metrics to measure performance and use this data to drive decisions • Be the voice of the customer; partner with design and champion features that build a beautiful, compelling and intuitive end-user experience • Communicate project status to leads and executives, present in executive reviews and coordinate product demos • Build strong relationships across Apple and facilitate communication between cross-divisional groups

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD CS/CE/EE or Equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong technical proficiency, with experience in and passion for speech recognition and natural language processing
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies and experiencing influencing and driving adoption in your workplace
  • Bonus: prior programming experience within a workplace or academic environment