Software EPM (Engineering Program Manager) Manager - Developer Experience, Technology Development Group

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


Role Number:200385884
The Technology Development Group is looking for a manager of software engineering project managers (EPMs) to help us build out the developer experience for the next generation of Augmented Reality (AR) interactive solutions for Apple platforms. As a manager in our organization, you will lead a team driving future products that will delight, inspire and empower developers to create amazing AR experiences for millions of people. You will need experience with system software development, proven leadership capabilities, great interpersonal skills, and a dream to work with an amazing team to help guide feature and software updates. If you are a self-motivated teammate who thrives in a dynamic, constantly changing environment, passionate about building phenomenal products and learning new technologies, this is the job for you. We are looking for a manager with a passion and track record for shipping complex new technologies to create a powerful developer ecosystem. The software EPM manager will lead a team of software EPMs through the entire product development lifecycle from concept to delivery. In this role, you will work with the most creative people in the world. You should demonstrate high integrity, high energy and feel comfortable in a dynamic environment. You will need to build strong collaborative relationships and calmly manage any associated conflicts along the way.

Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of fast paced project managers is desired.
  • 5+ years prior experience and consistent track record leading multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Prior experience with driving software development practices.
  • Experience driving and delivering multiple project features which involve integration with multiple different teams
  • Prior experience working with Software Development Kits (SDKs) and enabling 3rd party developers
  • Ability to identify and resolve project conflicts and inter-dependencies quickly
  • Ability to communicate and present with a polished demeanor, adapting and filtering appropriately across varied audiences including high-level management
  • Ability to comprehend and apply new technologies and concepts very quickly
  • Track record of understanding and communicating complex technical, logical, or process issues in a timely, concise, and objective manner
  • Excellent analytical mindset and attention to detail, especially in predicting and preventing potential future challenges
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Apply strong organizational skills
  • Able to develop and maintain relationships across and between organizations
  • You understand new technologies quickly, identify and address process issues, analyze data to predict release risks, and be able to clearly communicate requirements and status at all levels.
  • Collaboration: Ability to fit in well with a team, understand capabilities and priorities
  • A deeply curious mindset about new ideas
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience developing and releasing consumer products
  • Ability to create and execute plans in ambiguous settings


Define, organize and grow a diverse and world class project management team partnered with a growing software engineering team Partner with engineering management to facilitate all aspects of projects: Define, schedule, prioritize, track, proactively manage and communicate status of multiple projects at large Represent your team, its technology, and project status in project and executive meetings Lead efforts across multiple teams representing multiple layers of the software stack Continuously look for opportunities to improve how your team’s projects are run and executed Proactively look ahead and keep the path clear for your teams Advise and encourage engineering and project management best practices to deliver quality features per plan Prioritize tasks across multiple product releases and efforts simultaneously Familiarity with software engineering, processes, and product life cycles Familiarity with developer tools such as Xcode and/or App Store Connect and the app shipping lifecycle is desired.

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Prior experience in a hands on technical role Software Engineering & Project Management
  • Experience working in a cross-functional project role spanning multiple software stack layers such as, but not restricted to Firmware, OS, Middleware, Rendering, Applications, Machine Learning, Deep Learning or Toolkits.