Build and Deployment Engineering Project Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Sep 28, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114030765
Are you passionate about software automation and release engineering? Does shipping an OS to hundreds of millions of users appeal to you? Be part of the team that ships iOS to the world! The SWE team is looking for an individual with strong OS fundamentals, excellent communication skills, and a desire to join an amazing team who ships OS’ that drive the iPhone, iPad, HomePod, Apple TV and Apple Watch. THIS ROLE INCLUDES RESPONSIBILITY FOR: - converge on developer seeds and customer shipping software by running source changes for nightly builds - daily release of the iOS and related builds - identifying, escalating, and communicating key issues - developing strategies for improving build release process - working towards resolutions on build issues with engineering teams - helping to handle risk in the release endgame leading up to customer launch - releasing software to seed users and customers We’re looking for people who enjoy designing solutions to solve problems rather than focusing on completing tasks as fast as possible.

Key Qualifications

  • Self-motivated and dedicated with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed cross-functional capacity
  • Build and Release Engineering/Release Management experience highly desirable
  • Project management experience in software development life cycle highly desirable
  • Unix programming/scripting experience highly desirable


Coordinate cross functional teams and deliverables and gather requirements for shipping iOS software. Provide daily prioritized information to the build and integration team on upcoming releases. Work with engineering teams to prioritize daily build deliverables for upcoming releases and to triage issues. Prioritize and lead side builds to help isolate and resolve critical software issues. You will be responsible for delivering beta software for iPhone, iPad, HomePod, Apple TV and Apple Watch to customers and developers. This job requires project management skills. Excellent communication skills to work cross functionally with other organizations is a requirement. This is a great opportunity for a project manager that is also very interested in the technology or a release engineer who is highly organized and wants to help drive and deliver iOS software.

Education & Experience

BS/MS EE/CS/CE or equivalent.

Additional Requirements