Sr. Firmware Engineering Program Manager, Home and Audio Devices

Cupertino, California, United States


Role Number:200544315
Apple is seeking an extraordinary Engineering Program Manager to help define and develop software platforms for Home and Audio products of the future. In this dynamic position, you will develop, lead, and drive end-to-end execution of software and embedded firmware development programs throughout the product development lifecycle and delivery stages. We are looking for someone who is flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to changes. Strong communication and experience across and between a diversity of teams and team members is critical. The candidate will interact with all engineering design fields along with safety, reliability, marketing, manufacturing, and other resources inside and outside Apple to create exceptional headphones, earphones and home products. Apply today!


The Beats group is seeking a Senior Engineering Program Manager with a consistent track record of enabling large cross-functional teams to deliver complex features and products. The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial approach to problem solving and have exceptional leadership skills built on a rock solid foundation of planning and risk management. Projects that you would help to move forward include internally developed and co-developed audio and home products. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: - Lead feature definition, implementation and testing while engaging with SW Engineering, embedded firmware, hardware, and testing teams - Develop and lead detailed project schedules - Grasp complex technical topics and abstract key issues and turn them into actionable plans for teams and leadership - Coordinate with teams to identify issues, prioritize tasks and track risks to schedule and product quality - Communicate development achievements, project timelines and status updates to stakeholders and provide regular program status updates to executive team - Lead and foster external partner relationships and communication - Drive factory readiness in support of hardware builds

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of high-tech industry experience with embedded firmware technologies and environments
  • 5 years program management experience in consumer product development
  • Track record of leading products through the entire product development life cycle
  • History of handling business relationships with suppliers and partners
  • Experience working with off shore manufacturers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with diverse teams and interact, influence, collaborate, and negotiate effectively at all levels of management
  • Knowledgeable of one or more technologies: audio, optical/image sensing technologies, motion control, ML model device integration, platform security, wireless, DSP, battery, connectivity, UI/UX

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

At least Bachelor's in related field

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.