Sr. Engineering Project Manager

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

Summary

Posted: Aug 22, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114177578
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Apple’s Applied Machine Learning team has built systems for a number of large-scale data science applications. We work on many high-impact projects that serve various Apple lines of business. We use the latest in open source technology and as committers on some of these projects, we are pushing the envelope. Working with multiple lines of business, we manage many streams of Apple-scale data. We bring it all together and extract the value. We do all this with an exceptional group of software engineers, data scientists, dev-ops engineers and managers. Apple is seeking an extraordinary senior engineering project manager with a deep understanding and genuine passion for technology. You will have the right mix of technical and project management skills to successfully deliver complex cross-functional projects in Apple’s fast-paced environment. You also need to exude strong collaboration skills, including the ability to mentor and be mentored. Possess a strong passion to work in a growing and energizing environment of innovation. If you want to be a part of this amazing team, this position is for you.

Key Qualifications

  • Detail and action oriented
  • Creative, innovative and strategic
  • Extraordinary leader, delegator and motivator
  • Self-starter and enthusiastic with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Attitude towards work that promotes a fun work experience across teams, despite being extremely dynamic
  • Strong knowledge of IT project lifecycle
  • Experience in managing Search projects
  • Knowledge of key architecture components
  • Strong communication skills to effectively interact, influence and communicate at various levels of the organization
  • 5+ years of experience in leading technical projects using Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Aptitude, enthusiasm, creativity, and thirst for learning
  • Meticulous attention to detail and dedication to quality

Description

We're looking for an individual with a solid track record of delivering innovative projects, with various scale and complexity, that meet business goals within time and budget. A self-motived individual who is able to grasp new technical concepts quickly, adapt and respond quickly to change and effectively liaison between various functional groups. You will employ innovative techniques, working collaboratively with other team members and business stakeholders during the full lifecycle development process – including requirements analysis, design, development, deployment, testing and maintenance. In addition, lead the team in delivering solutions at the highest standard that meets business and Apple goals, while maintaining industry and Apple Information Technology best standards. Lead multi-functionional teams with only consultative direction from management. In addition, this role will be responsible for the following: - Successfully develop and execute work plans by leading scope, schedule, deliverables, and resource allocation - Actively and expertly collaborate with business and engineering teams on innovative solutions, requirements, scope, and project deliverables - Proactively identify and communicate project issues and risks - Prioritize issues while negotiating and setting appropriate expectations with team members, stakeholders and senior management - Prioritize team activities and drive resolution of issues across all areas of the project - Lead the development of technical documentation and post-launch support

Education & Experience

BA/BS in Computer Science or related field with 3-5 years or equivalent experience Project Management certification a plus

Additional Requirements