Project Manager

Austin, Texas, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Role Number: 200117321
At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We’re a diverse collection of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining our products, systems, and practices to help people do what they love in new ways. This is a deeply reciprocal place, where everything we build is the result of people in different roles and teams working together to make each other’s ideas stronger. That same real passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices, strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. The Retail Apps engineering team is looking for an Engineering Project Manager to lead large-scale, cross-functional projects that redefine how our Retail stores operate daily. In this role, you will play a key part in the delivery of strategic programs which cut across multiple teams and functions.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years experience in an IT environment with an emphasis on Project Management experience
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with multiple technical and business teams
  • Inspiring, highly motivated, innovative and have a consistent track record of running concurrent projects
  • Quick thinking and intuitive problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership, presentation and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Hands-on, working knowledge of software product development life-cycle and methodologies. Specific experience with Agile is desired
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and diplomatically
  • Champion for continuous improvements
  • Expert collaborator with the ability to fit in well with a team, understand capabilities and priorities; develop and maintain positive relationships cross-functionally
  • Flexible and quick to adapt to sudden changes and issues
  • Able to assess & mitigate risk, lead change, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Shown Ownership
  • Sense of humor is necessary

Description

You'll be expected to be self-motivated, dedicated, solution and detail oriented, and act as a liaison between various functional units. You will work effectively with geographically distributed teams, be customer focused and flexible. You recognize that building meaningful relationships with business partners and technical teams will enable success. Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and are consistent within the larger context of the program/project. Ensure a smooth, effective program introduction and implementation by coordinating support requirement efforts with cross-functional partners. Ensure initiative alignment with business vision, strategy and deployment within company. You will define the program plan/schedule and run program execution. Deliver executive communication/presentations and drive the decision-making process. Effectively and consistently communicate overall program status. Identify and resolve conflicts, inter-dependencies and program issues quickly and effectively. You understand new technology while working with our engineering teams to define, schedule, track and communicate status of all work taking place within those teams. Understanding of software development and strong interest in user experience is a requirement.

Education & Experience

Bachelor/Master Degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements