SWE Systems Engineering Project Manager

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


Role Number:200286415
Why Apple? At Apple, we create amazing, innovative products by working across Software, Hardware, and Design to build the best experiences possible. At the heart of that intersection between Technology and Liberal Arts, are the Systems Engineering Project Managers who help plan, organize, refine, and bring these experiences to life on new products. From exciting new technologies, to the software that powers them, System EPMs are responsible for shepherding a product from start to finish. If this sounds exciting, then let’s talk! The Software Engineering Program Office is looking for an extraordinary Systems Engineering Project Manager with a genuine passion for running programs. As a SWE System EPM, you will work alongside engineering and program partners in Software, Hardware, Silicon, and Product Integrity teams to organize and lead the Software organization through developing new products from concept to launch. Throughout the project, you will ensure teams and management are kept well-informed and guide engineering teams cross-functionally to meet design and schedule goals. You are in the driver’s seat helping to ship the best consumer products in the world by working with passionate, smart, and innovative people in this highly impactful and unique role.

Key Qualifications

  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Able to understand priorities and clarify direction
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and strong team player
  • Have a deeply curious mindset and love learning
  • Can filter and distill meaningful information for the right audience
  • Have experience managing complex, cross-functional projects
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation, spoken, and written communication skills
  • Can build and execute plans in ambiguous settings, remaining flexible and calm when facing uncertainty
  • Strong engineering / technical background


In this role, you will be the central hub bringing together different teams from across Apple, all in the name of delivering on groundbreaking new products. You will partner with engineers and managers from our Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Silicon and Product Integrity teams to define, schedule, track, and help lead the work for these exciting new products. You will deliver executive communication and presentations to help drive the decision-making process. You will clearly and effectively communicate overall program status, while identifying and resolving key bottlenecks and inter-dependencies of complex projects. This job requires outstanding interpersonal skills to work cross functionally with other organizations within Apple. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you and explore how we can have you be part of our team!

Education & Experience

BS/MS EE/CS/CE or equivalent

Additional Requirements