Siri - Senior Manager, Knowledge PM Team

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

Summary

Posted: Jan 10, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200008591
As the Lead of the Siri Knowledge PM team in the AI/ML organization, you will play a critical role in the future of Siri and Apple. Work with top tier engineering and product teams to serve over 1 billion customers, creating the highest quality user experience that Apple customers expect and love. You will be responsible for product vision and project execution for all world knowledge initiatives. Your team will be responsible for building question answer systems for Siri's global user base as well as providing foundational knowledge services to all of Apple. You will work with engineering leadership to ensure strategic innovations in artificial intelligence and machine learning accelerate Apple's long term objectives as well as work with design teams to create a high quality customer experience with every new release.

Key Qualifications

  • 12+ years experience as a Product Manager, Project Manager, or similar role leading cross functional product or software engineering teams
  • 10+ years experience bringing a product from concept to completion, ideally related to joining together the complex backend and front-end systems with the user experience in mind
  • 5+ years in people management experience
  • Ability to drive product vision and progress reviews with senior executive stakeholders
  • Experiences recruiting and building large, successful teams of product and project managers
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Self-sufficient in analyzing and drawing conclusions about quality and product opportunity from raw and refined product data
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization
  • Ability to directly and indirectly lead large teams for success

Description

* Lead the product vision and project execution for all world knowledge initiatives * Work with engineering leadership to ensure strategic innovations accelerate Apple's long term objectives as well as work with design teams to ensure a high quality customer experience with every new release. * Collaborate with engineering, product, and executive leadership to drive exceptional year over year product deliver across large product areas at Apple. * Keep teams focused on the right priorities to meet aggressive deadlines; clearly communicate project progress to leads and executive team. * Direct supervision of staff: Performance management, career development, education, and training. Scale the team by recruiting with top industry talent. * Lead cross functional teams from the product ideation/creation to full stack delivery to our customers * Own your product metrics. Be hands on where needed to to measure opportunity for both immediate and long term impact * Be the voice for our customers; do whatever it takes to deliver the highest quality experience to our customers

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD EE/CS/CE or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree with focus in machine learning, data mining or statistics
  • Prior PM or engineering experience in search, data extraction, or knowledge related field
  • Past programming experience within a workplace or academic environment a plus