Serving EPM Manager, Ad Platforms

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200261846
At Apple, we work every day to create products that enrich people’s lives. Our Advertising Platforms group makes it possible for people around the world to easily access informative and imaginative content on their devices while helping publishers and developers promote and monetize their work. Our platforms are highly performant, deployed at scale, and set new standards for enabling effective advertising while protecting user privacy! The Ad Platforms EPM team is looking for a highly-functioning, self-driven, and versatile EPM leader who can lead a team to drive complex projects that are key to our products’ performance and business growth. As part of the EPM team, you will own delivery responsibilities on projects that seek to build out scalable platforms and reliable systems that services core applications, while at the same time adhering to the highest levels of privacy and security that Apple holds. You will be responsible for leading and mentoring your team of EPMs in our fast-paced environment! You will have the opportunity to collaborate closely with engineers and architects to define, refine, and/or refactor approaches, designs, and architectures, and apply relevant prior experiences to address new and exciting challenges that face the organization in the future. You will also partner cross-functionally with other EPMs, engineering teams, product managers, and business operations to drive projects to successful completion.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 years of project experiences with scalable platforms and resilient architectures. Experiences with low latency architectures, cloud architectures, and/or machine learning platforms is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experiences in roles such as a Technical Project Manager, Technical Product Owner, Engineering Manager, and/or Solution Architect in a relevant field. Consulting experiences is a plus but not required
  • Minimum of 2 years of people management experience with 2 or more contributors directly reporting to you
  • Experiences in a cross-functional role
  • Clear and effective communicator, who enjoys collaborative problem solving


- Lead project planning, delivery, work breakdowns, resource planning, and day-to-day project management using suitable methodologies - Apply knowledge of our architectures to plan, drive, and deliver key initiatives including, but not limited to, serving platforms and architectures - Partner with EPM, engineering, and Product teams to identify product and technical requirements, and lead through project dependencies and delivery milestones - Work closely with leadership to form strategic plans and contribute towards overall technology direction. This includes technical debt assessment, strategy, and tracking - Negotiate the sequencing and timing of delivery with technology leadership, Product, and engineering teams. Ability to assess delivery risks, propose and take action on mitigations, and raise to the technology leadership team if needed - Develop and implement communication strategies for advising our organization of critical updates, their timing, impacts, and success and failure - Understand and articulate delivery impact to stakeholders such as end consumers, the business, and other Apple teams - Help define and drive out organization strategy as it aligns with leadership direction - Have familiarity and prior experience with Agile projects and programs. As the EPM Manager, you are expected to coach and mentor your team in Agile methodologies, while tailoring the specifics to work well with Apple’s ecosystem, toolsets, and methods

Education & Experience

Bachelors, Masters, or equivalent professional experience in Computer Science, Distributed Systems, Software Engineering, or related field

Additional Requirements