Senior Program Manager - App Store

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


Posted: Aug 8, 2019
Role Number: 200003546
Apple's App Store is the world's largest and most innovative software store, serving hundreds of millions of iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch and Mac customers all over the world. Program managers in the App Store are involved in every aspect of bringing new features to market. In this position, you will help drive business analysis, functional and technical designs, testing, development and rare international requirements. It is demanding and complex work, requiring individuals with the ability to marshal the resources to ship amazing features and get a difficult job done on time. But the reward is tremendous: seeing millions of customers across the globe visit the App Store every single day.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Program Management experience in software development
  • Solid track record in managing and deploying large, complex programs
  • Strong relationship management and facilitation skills both within diverse engineering teams and cross-functional organizations
  • Self-starter, who is dedicated and demonstrates creative and critical thinking abilities
  • Attention to detail and organized
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Overall, a highly driven, problem solver who will drive programs to deliver value quickly to our customers
  • Strong technical proficiency in one or more of eCommerce, server architecture, development, SQL, HTML, MacOS and iOS.


We're looking for individuals with a proven track record of shipping complex customer-facing projects under demanding timelines. To succeed, you take responsibility for project and encourage the team to do their best work. Good presentation skills are not enough; you tend to be exceptional at working with a variety of personalities, adapting your approach and message to keep the project on track and the entire project team moving as a single unit. The best Program Managers are inherently curious, digging deep to understand what customers need, how the technology of the store itself works and critical facets for any important decision. With your inquisitiveness as a strength, you will thrive as a Program Manager on the App Store because we are constantly doing things that have never been done before, and that, after all, is what makes this an amazing place to work. This is a full time position, located at our Cupertino, California headquarters.

Education & Experience

Prefer a BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar technical field

Additional Requirements