Sr. Engineering Program Manager - Chat
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services
We live in a mobile world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacular new features for custom applications. Apple is meeting those needs as robustly and as creatively as possible and is interested in people who want to help meet that commitment. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. If that sounds like the kind of environment that you find intriguing, then let's talk. Apple Business Chat is a new product that was introduced at WWDC ’17 and will revolutionize customer service. If you are passionate about creating excellent user experiences, making complex things simple and usable, and building a product that will make an impact around the world, this may be the place for you. We work hard and have fun doing it, put partnership above individual glory, and place high value on the relationships you build with your teams, we want to meet you.
- 5+ years of program management experience in commercial, customer-facing software
- Experience with agile development and fast release cycles
- Extraordinary social communication skills
- Deep experience creating, documenting, and communicating project requirements, plans, and status
- Ability to work productively in a highly-matrixed multi-functional capacity
- Strong technical proficiency in server-based software architecture and development
- Ideally delivered both client and server-side applications
- You have a track record of making a difference in the projects you drive
- Ability to motivate change
- Do you view challenge as a motivator?
- Do you "think different"?
We are looking for program managers who can thrive in a dynamic workplace where both individual drive and team collaboration are the keys to success. You drive all aspects of the software development process from requirements analysis & architectural design to software engineering development, QA, and deployment readiness. You act as a partner with each team and drive the execution of features and systems on which they work. You will focus on large and complex data driven systems and you make decisions which keep in mind what is best for the group, organization, and the company. You will facilitate resolution of conflicts between equally passionate groups given these perspectives and pursue the solution until its end. You will not only be expected to be able to readily understand complicated systems and subtle interdependencies, but also to evaluate new requests and new information in light of how it affects or is affected by those systems. You think and act quickly as is the ability to productively debate the validity of a given approach to any aspect of a project under your control. You have strong communication skills and accept responsibility and ownership with open arms. You are a person who can dive right into a problem and get it resolved without having to be asked to do. Remember, you will running a system that serves the passions and needs of millions of customers, so we're looking for somebody who can be equally passionate.
Education & Experience
BS and/or equivalent