Special Projects Technical Product Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Sales and Business Development


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200140176
Imagine what you could do here. 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 seek an individual experienced in technical product management to drive customer-facing initiatives of our worldwide strategy and business development team. You need to be organized and proactive to the challenges of a fast-moving environment with ability to handle ambiguity and create structure. You will work on developing and defining new solutions that will revolutionize the way people shop. You will closely work with engineers and designers to develop an actual solution and deliver against tight deadlines. Do you have a strong technical / engineering background, with previous experience in business processes with the shown ability to evaluate, analyze, prioritize, influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization? Are you open to work with international teams and travel internationally from time to time (e.g. to Europe)? If the answers are yes, you would be a great fit for our team.

Key Qualifications

  • 5-7 years work experience as a technical project manager in the tech industry
  • 3-5 years as a technical product manager focused on mobile and web application development as well as design and ideally partner integration
  • Hands-on product management experience during all phases of the development cycle
  • Understanding of APIs and integration with multiple different partners
  • Proven success with customer-facing, technical development projects including end-to-end management from scoping and budgeting to development and launch
  • Understanding of POS - as well as customer-facing solutions, strong plus
  • Experience with product design, strong plus
  • iOS app development experience, strong plus
  • Experience with agile development approaches, strong plus
  • Intellectual curiosity and an utmost attention to detail that drives you to self-audit your work, understand complex systems and simplify topics
  • Excellent social and oral/written communication skills, with experience presenting to multiple teams and executive level partners
  • Deep familiarity with Apple software, Apple mobile ecosystem and ideally also the Apple Wallet
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • US work authorization


We are looking for an individual who has extensive technical product management experience to successfully deliver and refine on strategic initiatives in a rapidly changing environment. You will work closely with the business lead and the engineers as well as the designers dedicated to the project. The project will be driving the innovation of how Apple engages consumers in Apple purchases and upgrades. You will be driving product development for a solution that extends to different customer segments, channels, and geographies. This will potentially include a POS-, an app- and a web solution. The solution will have to integrate with multiple external partners. You have extensive experience working within global companies with a strong global mindset and a solid understanding of cultural differences. Given the nature of the role, you work independently when running multiple priorities in an unstructured, global and virtual environment. You will actively drive the project development, define scope of work, schedule and budget – identifying and prioritizing project tasks and risks. You will have to understand and communicate complex technical, engineering issues. You will coordinate with the design team to make sure design meets the intended project goals.

Education & Experience

- BS/MS CS/CE or equivalent - At least 7 years of experience

Additional Requirements