OS Build Engineering Project Manager

Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Software and Services


Posted: May 8, 2019
Weekly Hours: 37.5
Role Number: 200009580
Are you passionate about software automation and release engineering? Does shipping an OS to hundreds of millions of users appeal to you? Be part of the team that ships macOS, iOS, tvOS and watchOS to the world! The SWE team is looking for an individual with strong OS fundamentals, excellent communication skills, and a desire to join an amazing team who ships OS’ that drive the Mac, iPhone, iPad, HomePod, Apple TV and Apple Watch. We’re looking for people who enjoy designing solutions to solve problems rather than focusing on completing tasks as fast as possible.

Key Qualifications

  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed cross-functional capacity
  • Build and Release Engineering/Release Management experience highly desirable
  • Project management experience in software development life cycle highly desirable
  • Unix programming/scripting experience highly desirable


Coordinate cross functional teams and deliverables and gather requirements for shipping OS software. Provide daily prioritized information to the build and integration team on upcoming releases. Work with engineering teams to prioritize daily build deliverables for upcoming releases and to triage issues. Prioritize and manage side builds to help isolate and resolve critical software issues. Own the responsibility for delivering beta software for Mac, iPhone, iPad, HomePod, Apple TV and Apple Watch to customers and developers. – converge on developer seeds and customer shipping software by managing source changes for nightly builds – daily release of the OS and related builds – identifying, escalating, and communicating key issues – developing strategies for improving build release process – driving for resolutions on build issues with engineering teams – helping to manage risk in the release endgame leading up to customer launch – releasing software to seed users and customers

Education & Experience

BS/MS EE/CS/CE or equivalent.

Additional Requirements