Real-Time Media Engineering Project Manager

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

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200097331
Technology from the Interactive Media Group (IMG) is at the heart of Apple’s products. IMG is looking for a Video Engineering Project Manager to help manage software development work in this area. You’ll work directly with software engineers to deliver exciting new features to customers. Our team develops the technology that powers real-time audio and video communications features such as Group FaceTime, FaceTime, Phone Continuity, HomeKit IP Cameras, Wifi-Calling / VoLTE, and RTT. Across all operating system platforms that Apple supports: iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Project / Program Management in a high-tech environment
  • Experience delivering customer-facing features or projects from concept through delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership on major, cross-functional software projects
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly understand technical concepts in a wide range of fields
  • Demonstrated ability to provide succinct, accurate executive summaries of complicated situations

Description

Apple’s Interactive Media Group provides the media, graphics, and audio software foundation across all of Apple's innovative products, from iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, to Apple TV, iTunes, HomePod, Beats, and Mac. We release exciting new features for users and developers on a regular basis. As an EPM in this area, you’ll own, or participate in: - Creating and maintaining project implementation plans for Real-Time Media team’s commitments using Agile Scrum or Waterfall methodology - Maintaining a multi-year roadmap of feature commitments - Maintaining strong communication channels between the media teams and other engineering partners - Driving cross-functional software implementation for supported teams and features Tracking and reporting on progress, risks, and opportunities related to the project or technology area

Education & Experience

BS/MS (EE/CS/CE a plus)

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with real-time audio / video features (IPTV, VOD), or Telephony / VoIP / VoLTE is a strong plus
  • Work experience in software development (creating applications or APIs) especially in consumer media platforms (mobile & media players) is a strong plus
  • Technical proficiency in audio, video, and graphics is a plus (for example - content protection / DRM, streaming media concepts like HLS / MPEG-DASH, CODECs / compression and distribution of video content)