Senior Product Manager - Compute - Apple Cloud Infrastructure

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

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200039548
Help Apple build compute cloud infrastructure services spanning across private and public clouds Collaborate with engineering, program management and other counterparts to deliver infrastructure products that serve the needs of some of the largest online services ever built: iCloud, iTunes, Maps and many others. Lead the partnership with key customers in the development and adoption of new products / features Collaborate with finance and engineering on cost modeling and allocation, relentlessly focusing on maximizing efficiency Constantly engage with customers both on a 1:1 basis or through leading customer advisory board and other group sessions Work closely with Solution Architects and other groups in ensuring solutions are designed according to service specifications and that roadmap supports user's future plans Work closely with finance counterparts in understanding cost-structure and identifying and driving continuous improvements Drive Product Management best practices to improve consistency and sustainable organizational growth Maintain and publish product roadmaps Support senior management planning through roadmap prioritization and refinement of business cases

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure (IaaS or PaaS) solutions architecture or engineering.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with Public or Private cloud deployments.
  • 3+ years of previous experience as software engineer, devops or sysadmin.
  • Experience in large scale infrastructure design and deployment projects.
  • Ability to lead discussions around complex solution design tradeoffs and drive conflict resolution in collaboration with subject matter experts.
  • Solid understanding of the challenges that face developers deploying large applications on cloud infrastructure.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills to lead productive and collaborative meetings.
  • Excellent written and visual communications skills to produce concise and clear written solution design documents and solution presentations to stakeholders of varying seniority levels
  • Bachelor's degree or higher field, such as computer science, engineering or mathematics.

Description

7+ years of experience in product management Minimum of 3-years of product management experience in IaaS Compute: Kubernetes and Virtual Machines Experience leading a matrixed integrated Product team Solid understanding of the challenges that face developers deploying large applications on cloud infrastructure and a vision for how great products can help Understanding of infrastructure and cloud economics with proven record of financial and business case modeling Ability to collaborate with engineering teams on a highly technical product, and advocate for a customer base made up of engineers Excellent interpersonal communications skills to lead productive and collaborative meetings on a complex organizational environment Excellent written and visual communications skills to produce concise and clear written requirements, product presentations and support the creation of general online collateral Past success in shaping software products with an eye on ease-of-use. Successfully launched a complex technical product through the full development lifecycle. Hands-on experience as a user of cloud infrastructure is a plus.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree or higher field, such as computer science, engineering, mathematics, finance or business.

Additional Requirements