Program Manager, Experience Programs, Maps

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200124259
Apple Maps is the most popular mapping application on iOS. We offer an incredible, connected experience across the Apple ecosystem – iOS, macOS, Apple Watch, tvOS, CarPlay – and are delivering the future of maps to hundreds of millions of customers. We are passionate about creating excellent user experiences. We make complex things simple and usable. And we build a product that makes an impact around the world. We work hard (and have fun doing it), put partnership above individual glory, and place high value on the relationships we build with our teams. The Experience Programs team builds the features our customers interact with. If you’ve ever searched for a restaurant, planned a route on public transit, asked Siri for driving directions, or explored a city in Look Around, you’ve seen our work. We’re looking for an extraordinary Program Manager to join our team.

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience in Program Management, building consumer- or end-user-facing products.
  • Extraordinary leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to develop strong, encouraging relationships with partner teams (engineering, design, operations, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience in going “zero to one” with features, concepts, or enhancements.
  • Hands-on experience defining, building and delivering Internet or online services.
  • Clear ability to understand and manage highly technical, complex systems.
  • Incredibly strong execution skills.
  • Experience working in a dynamic, high-velocity, results-driven environment.
  • Technical background a plus.
  • Mapping or GIS background a serious plus.
  • International product development experience a plus.


Program Managers in Maps deliver the right feature at the right time. It’s a hands-on, cross-functional, highly-engaged job. No tourists. A good PM is the beating heart of their team. For this role, we’re looking for an experienced Program Manager. Someone to handle our trickiest, hardest projects. To be responsible for a large portfolio of work. To wrangle huge amounts of detail. And to ensure that the right decisions are being made by the right people, all the time. In this role, you will keep your eyes on the vision and your hands in the details. You'll get stuff built. You’ll plan. Prioritize. Coordinate. Drive. And ship. A lot. Specifically, you will: - Deliver the right set of features for our customers, on time and with high quality. - Drive the software development process, start to finish: determine requirements, scope work, develop a plan, generate a schedule, assemble a team, execute, and deliver. - Work cross-functionally across Maps and Apple to use the collective skills and intelligence of our people. - Make critical decisions and tradeoffs to ensure your projects are successful. - Resolve conflicts, troubleshoot, and unblock issues. - Communicate with every level of our organization, from individual contributors to executives. - Demonstrate high integrity and strong values, every single day.

Education & Experience

EDUCATION - Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) - MBA a plus. Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. For more information, please click here. Apple will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. If you are applying for a position in San Francisco, please click here. Apple participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Learn more.

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