BI Development Manager

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


Role Number:200133410
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We are seeking an experienced leader within our WW Ops Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) and BI organization to lead the WW Rapid Application Development (RAD) team. You will lead a team of business analysts, PMs and technical staff to deliver critical solutions to the Operations organization at Apple. This is a leadership role that will partner with the business and IS&T to influence the strategy and roadmap, as well as lead the design and development of systems across a broad set of business functions. This leader will also be a change agent that will lead and influence the team as we evolve and broaden the team’s role in the organization.

Key Qualifications

  • You should have a unique blend of technical expertise, program management skills, and a business mindset along with strong team leadership skills
  • Minimum of 8 years of dynamic managerial and leadership experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Good technical foundation, including familiarity with building web-based BI and business automation solutions, preferably in a highly agile, RAD model
  • Strong business mindset - ability to grasp business needs, translate into technical needs; ability to communicate complex technical concepts to business leaders
  • Broad knowledge of Business Intelligence and data warehousing concepts, tools, architectures
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in an environment of high ambiguity - including a matrixed team management structure
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex solutions on time, on budget, with a high level of quality
  • Strong program management background, including familiarity with SDLC processes


Build and maintain strong partnerships with key business leaders in order to successfully lead business initiatives. Build and maintain strong partnerships with IS&T in order to drive alignment and efficiency on joint methodologies, architectures, co-development frameworks, etc. Drive alignment and initiatives across the worldwide and regional development teams to achieve global goals - such as common frameworks, production support model, retirement of legacy solutions, etc. Partner with the business and BPR (business process re-engineering) leads to define and drive an integrated capability roadmap Lead a team of Project Managers, Business Analysts and technical staff to define and build rapid internal solutions that enable key processes within the Operations function Lead a team of developers, providing technical leadership, governance - focus on balancing agility, flexibility, supportability, scale and consistency Lead a global infrastructure team that supports essential systems and processes required to support legacy and new applications Adopt best in class project management methodologies in the team to balance agility in approach, response time and quality of work

Education & Experience

MBA / MS preferred; focus on Operations management/supply chain management preferred Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Computer Science, CIS/MIS, or related discipline with an information technology focus

Additional Requirements