Manager, Software Engineering Project Management - TDG

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


Posted: Aug 13, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200080824
The Technology Development Group is looking for a manager of software engineering project managers (EPMs) to help us build the next generation of Augmented Reality (AR) interactive solutions for Apple platforms. This team is working with some of Apple's most advanced technologies including AR, machine learning (ML) and computer vision (CV). As a member of our organization you will lead teams crafting future products that will delight, inspire and empower millions of people. You will need solid experience with system software development, proven leadership capabilities, great interpersonal skills, and a dream to work with an amazing team to help guide feature and software updates. As a self-motivated teammate who thrives in a dynamic, constantly changing environment, passionate about building phenomenal products and learning new technologies, this is the job for you. We are looking for a manager with a passion and track record for shipping complex new technology. The software EPM manager will lead a team of software EPMs through the entire product development lifecycle from concept to delivery. In this role you will work with the most creative people in the world. You should demonstrate high integrity, high energy and feel comfortable in a dynamic environment. As an experienced change leader navigating uncharted technology advancements you will need to build strong collaborative relationships and calmly manage any associated conflicts along the way. You will be responsible for successful outcomes and delivery with laser focus on execution with a keen eye for important details. If you relish challenge and are excited by working with a great team on amazing new technology, then we want to hear from you - please apply!

Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of fast paced project managers
  • Prior experience and consistent track record leading multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Expert knowledge of software development practices
  • Experience driving and delivering multiple critical project features which involve integration with multiple different teams
  • Ability to identify and resolve project conflicts and inter-dependencies quickly
  • Superb communication and presentation skills with polished demeanor, adapting and filtering appropriately across varied audiences including high-level management
  • Ability to comprehend and apply new technologies and concepts very quickly
  • Track record of understanding and communicating complex technical, logical, or process issues in a timely, concise, and objective manner
  • Excellent analytical mindset and attention to detail, especially in predicting and preventing potential future challenges
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Apply strong organizational skills to all aspects of the role
  • Able to influence multi-functional teams and leaders, and develop and maintain relationships across and between organizations
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, manage difficult situations and lead through change in a fast paced work environment
  • Collaboration: Ability to fit in well with a team, understand capabilities and priorities
  • A deeply curious mindset about new ideas
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience developing and releasing consumer products
  • Ability to create and execute plans in ambiguous settings


Define, organize and grow a diverse and world class project management team partnered with a growing software engineering team Partner with engineering management to facilitate all aspects of projects: Define, schedule, prioritize, track, proactively manage and communicate status of multiple projects at large Represent your team; its technology and project status in project and executive meetings Lead efforts across multiple teams representing multiple layers of the software stack Continuously look for opportunities and improve how your team’s projects are run and executed Proactively look ahead and keep the path clear for your teams Advise and encourage engineering and project management best practices to deliver quality features per plan

Education & Experience

BS/MS, CS/CE/EE Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Electrical Engineering

Additional Requirements

  • Prior experience in a hands on technical role Software Engineering & Programming
  • Experience working in a cross-functional project role spanning multiple software stack layers such as, but not restricted to Firmware, OS, Middleware, Rendering, Applications, Machine Learning, Deep Learning or Toolkits.
  • Experience working with AR/VR toolkits, software, services or solutions.