Software Engineering Program Manager

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


Role Number:200073167
As a Software Engineering Project Manager within Apple’s Special Projects Group (SPG), you will be responsible for managing project schedules, budgets, and vendors. You are also responsible for working with cross-functional engineering teams to bring a concept through the development lifecycle and driving software efforts using Agile software development principles. We are a group of self-starters, capable of providing on-site leadership with an eye for detail. We have a solid track record of delivering projects on time while exemplifying the utmost attention to quality. Candidate will work in close collaboration with various cross-functional engineering and design teams, vendors, and contractors.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant working experience
  • Experience in SW engineering and project management
  • Experience in Agile SW development principles
  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • A clear track record of making a difference in the projects you drive
  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking skills
  • Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles; remains flexible and calm in the face of ambiguity
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of product development processes
  • Detailed project tracking and track record of meeting deliverables
  • Experience interfacing with operations team, vendors and contractors
  • Strong engineering / technical background


• Drive project development; defining scope of work, schedule, and budget • Identify and prioritize project tasks and risks • Helps define corrective action and technical solutions for engineering issues • Defines configuration management for SW releases • Decomposes system requirements to SW requirements and engineering specifications • Performs architecture analysis to determine if engineering specifications are met • Helps define corrective action and technical solutions for engineering issues • Understand and communicate complex, technical, engineering issues • Coordinate technical design reviews; communicating project status and top engineering issues to project team and management • Helps define SW development processes and test strategies for project • Coordinate design process to ensure design meets intended project goals • Drive suppliers / vendors, integrating their deliverables and schedules into project

Education & Experience

BS/BA Engineering

Additional Requirements