AI/ML - Sr Manager, Siri Assistant Product Management

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Machine Learning and AI

Summary

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Role Number:200219263
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Do you love tackling challenges that create a positive impact? Are you passionate about empowering many ground-breaking intelligent experiences to be made? The Siri Assistant team is building groundbreaking technology... and we are looking for people like you! We’re looking for a Senior Leader in software product management. As a leader in Siri's organization, you will lead strategic product initiatives critical to our future. You will play a meaningful role in the future of Siri and Apple. You will work with top tier teams to serve over 1 billion customers, crafting the highest quality user experiences that Apple customers expect and love.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience bringing a product from concept to completion, ideally working on machine-learned systems, and/or complex backend and front-end systems
  • Deep understanding of software development for machine-learned products and services, and how analytics and evaluation data can help improve those products
  • Strong sense of product design and user experience with the ability to balance core design principles with rapid iterations against product metrics
  • Self-sufficient in analyzing and drawing conclusions about the quality and product opportunity from raw and refined product data
  • Great product sense, with the ability to translate between product goals, business goals into technical requirements
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization
  • Innate capability to, directly and indirectly, lead large teams for success
  • Able to align product roadmaps across large organizations while still being able to dive into the details when necessary to drive key strategic product ideation
  • Excellent mentorship skills for both senior leaders as well as junior team members

Description

Oversee the development of Siri’s long term technical and product strategy for key product areas. You will own feature planning and prioritization including coordinating all aspects of development for multiple projects including specifications, scope, requirements, and delivery. Partner with Siri engineering leadership to develop an effective strategy that meets Siri’s product and engineering needs. Partner with engineering and product leadership across Apple to align Siri’s product roadmaps with Apple’s long term vision. Represent our team with other corporate functions (marketing, product security, legal, etc.), manage feature stabilization/convergence processes, and help prepare featured demos for Apple events. Partner with PM leadership to build strong PM practices throughout the Siri in addition to your own responsibilities.

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD EE/CS/CE or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • - Past Director level or above management experience
  • - M.S. or Ph.D. degree with a focus in machine learning, data mining or statistics
  • - Prior PM or engineering experience in virtual assistants, speech recognition, natural language understanding, search, data pipelines, and/or A/B testing
  • - Experience using OKRs to drive product outcomes