Retail IS&T, Engineering Program Manager

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200150276
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, excellent ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. At Apple, we deliver products, technologies and services to in-spire creativity and enrich lives. Apple has become one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the world. As such, we hold ourselves to the highest standards to deliver the best Retail experience second to no one. The IS&T Retail Engineering organization has the goal of providing an intuitive, flawless and inspiring customer experience interacting with our people, products and services. This Engineering Project Manager role will lead strategic projects by mobilizing essential team members across both business and IS&T leaders to influence, drive and implement groundbreaking retail concepts into reality.

Key Qualifications

  • Responsible for oversight management of their project team’s (scope, schedule and costs)Must exude confidence around Product and IS&T executives (Directors, Sr. Directors, VPs and SVPs)In-depth experience operating in an e-Commerce environment - both people and technology
  • Must possess excellent people skills to influence others
  • Executive presence required when communicating/speaking publicly (both written and verbal)Ability to lead, take action and provide goal-oriented direction in the face of ambiguity Strong analytical capability and problem solving skills with attention to detail
  • Standout colleague with ability to partner at all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to multi-task own activities across diverse business units and geographical boundaries
  • Comfortable expressing a point of view and inspiring change across projects, programs and processes
  • Knowledge of Apple Retail and core products and operating systems preferred
  • Must have a passion for process re-engineering — driving predictability while enabling innovation
  • Minimum of 3 years e-commerce programs and product management experience.
  • 3 + years of Software Development Lifecycle experience (i.e. Waterfall, Agile)Minimum of 3 years experience leading program teams in a matrixed environment along with project management experience in (software/technology field)Apple Confidential
  • Preferred candidate should have strong familiarity of Apple’s Engineering environment.


The Engineering PM role is responsible to inspire, mobilize and lead special projects with a focus on common deliverables, goals and timelines. This role will partner across Apple Leadership including IS&T, Retail (Online & Stores), Legal, Internal Audit, Engineering, Marketing, and Finance. You should possess the following strengths: Deal with Ambiguity: You are comfortable and confident working in a dynamic environment, partnering with teams to move through the unknown. Flexibility when handling directional changes and ability to concurrently balance multiple large-scale programs. Confidence in the ability to listen and be patient with others — working across dynamic organizations will highlight differences on how Apple departments operate.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, engineering, or equivalent with a minimum of ten years relevant work experience or equivalent combination of experience Masters/MBA preferred

Additional Requirements