Asset Manager - Strategic Data Solutions Team

Sacramento, California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Sep 17, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114302219
Do you want to join a team that is critical to the success of Apple? Become a part of the responsibility for the data collection and reporting for all of Apple’s hardware products around the world. We build systems that interact with every iPhone, iPad and Mac. We shape the next generation of customer data solutions by working on cutting-edge technologies and collaborating with talented teams across Apple. Our systems enable Apple engineering and operations teams to build the next ground breaking product. You'll be joining our diverse and talented team to summarize, simplify, and solve complex problems in our global ecosystem. We advance technology by relying on each other's strengths and skills to build something bigger than ourselves. For this reason, team culture is central to our values. We value social skills and integrity as much as technical craft. We are looking for an experienced Asset Manager who can assist our group of high performing technical experts purchase, implement, deliver, and manage infrastructure assets to support the demand for growth of the Apple ecosystem. This involves addressing complex business problems by coordinating, facilitating and managing assets, processes, support contracts, and forecasting. Project Managers must be able to navigate between highly processed tasks that require extreme accuracy and detail, managing ambiguity through expert influencing skills and leveraging relationships to achieve results.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years professional work experience with increasing responsibilities
  • 3+ years implementing infrastructure assets into China is a plus
  • Ability to thrive in a high-paced environment
  • Hands-on financial experience performing budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis
  • Strong ability to build trusted cross-functional networks to accomplish goals
  • Build consensus while driving valuable meetings amongst cross-functional teams
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to see the big picture while working with ambiguity and uncertainty
  • A self starter who is curious, creative and can work autonomously
  • Proven ability to gather and analyze large amounts of data at a macro and micro level
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills to various levels of the organization
  • Strong project management skills including ability to persistently follow through on simultaneous open issues from end-to-end
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiastic willingness to learn new technologies and concepts
  • Capable of grasping essentials in unstructured complex situations
  • Fierce attention to detail with laser beam accuracy
  • Champion for continuous improvement and innovative approaches
  • High level of proficiency with Word processing tools (Pages or Word); Spreadsheets (Numbers or Excel); and presentation tools (Keynote)
  • Experience with Nlyte, RF Code, and eApproval a plus
  • Interface with suppliers/service providers and Apple internal cross-functional teams to ensure flawless execution and support business goals and objectives
  • The role requires a proactive work ethic, relationship-building skills, analytical skills, strategic thinking, communication skills, resourcefulness, the ability to work effectively with cross-functional team members, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
  • Develop and drive team to achieve established goals and objectives


You will support multiple concurrent projects and stakeholders by delivering infrastructure assets into the Apple ecosystem through to their final destination. You'll interact with employees at all levels of the organization and possess the judgment and experience to plan and accomplish goals in an environment with multiple priorities. We are extremely detail oriented, as the Project Manager you will be the gateway to all Infrastructure Projects. Delays and inaccuracies can create delays and cost overruns in remote infrastructure implementations. You will track and support infrastructure through its historical lifecycle from purchasing to retirement. You will collaborate with a diverse team of Project Managers, System Administrators, Facilities, Financial Analysts, Procurement, Tax, Legal, Trade Compliance, Contract Manufacturers, and Suppliers. Project based responsibilities: - Ability to play the role of a project manager, financial analyst, and logistics expert - Ability to communicate status upward to Director level as well as laterally to project team members - Ability to work on confidential projects and maintain confidentiality at all times - Independently collect information from multiple sources via one-on-one interviews with business owners and experts - Thorough knowledge of Apple’s procurement and logistics processes. - Thorough understanding of Apple’s SDS Infrastructure and Build of Materials (BOM) to support the infrastructure teams - Must be able to validate delivered infrastructure against business requirements for clarity and completeness - Thorough understanding of customs processes and working internationally in the Infrastructure procurement space is needed

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Additional Requirements