IoT Security Engineering Project Manager, Information Security

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200280584
Apple Information Security is responsible for protecting Apple’s data in transit and at rest. Apple employees and partners are always moving information from one system to another, or storing it on a server or device. Our job is to make sure Apple's information doesn't fall into the wrong hands. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with an intuition for security who is not afraid to question assumptions. The ability to be results-driven and comfortable with dynamic requirements, as well as having excellent interpersonal and time management skills, are keys to success in this position. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with multi-functional partners both internal and external to Apple to build innovative security products. You will be challenged to provide forward-thinking solutions to problems and to be a good teammate under deadline constraints. This is a rare opportunity to be involved in something new from the beginning. Show us your talent in this challenging, fun, and exciting environment. It’s what makes us Apple.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years in a role leading multi-functional teams in product development (e.g. Program / Project Management, or Business Analysis)
  • 5+ years of technical program management and/or experience covering as many of the following as possible: a large-scale and international user base, real-time streaming data pipelines, hardware development, software development, NPI project management, manufacturing, logistics
  • Experience with overseeing controls, business processes, testing, training, and remediation
  • Self-motivated, independent, and proactive; demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities; can quickly (real-time) triage, prioritize, and lead multi-functional teams under pressure
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization with technical and non-technical people
  • Flexibility and agility in handling priority changes and multiple tracks of work
  • Ability to build and maintain strong internal and external collaborative relationships
  • Ability to self-organize, drive actions, and keep teams focused on the right priorities to meet deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in a self-directed, fast-paced environment that is highly collaborative


As an Engineering Project Manager, you will: - Be a teammate, a leader, a student, and a mentor - Be eager to learn new technologies and solutions - Be curious about how systems work and how they fail, design them to be sustainable in the face of failures - Be challenged to work under pressure and with ambiguity - Be adept at shifting directions and priorities - Have some cool war stories to tell from your past experience - Cultivate relationships with all levels of the business and understand each team’s function and how it contributes to our security vision - Be able to accommodate various time zones to support and partner with international business and project teams - Directly contribute to product lifecycle management - Break down complex software/hardware issues into discussion topics to drive engineering and design alignment with support from project team - Communicate development and feasibility needs, establishing milestones for checkpoints and status updates - Drive day-to day program activities, system build planning and execution, risk assessments, etc. to meet overall program objectives

Education & Experience

- BS or MS or equivalent work experience - Agile / Scrum Certification a plus - CISSP and related security certifications a plus - PMP and related Project Management Certifications a plus

Additional Requirements