Engineering Program Manager - SWE Systems

Cupertino, California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200552405
Why Apple? At Apple, we create amazing, innovative devices 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, prioritize, 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 project 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. SWE System EPMs work alongside engineering and program partners in Hardware, organize and lead Software teams through developing new products from concept to launch. We ensure teams and management are kept well-informed and guide cross-functional engineering teams to meet design and schedule goals. As a Systems EPM, you will get a front row seat to what it takes to ship the best consumer products in the world. You will get to work with passionate, smart, and innovative people on get an opportunity to be highly impactful in this unique role.


In this role, you will be the central hub bringing together different teams from Software, Hardware and Design, 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. 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!

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Self-motivated and hardworking with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • You are able to understand priorities and clarify direction
  • You exhibit a deeply curious mindset about new ideas
  • Ability to filter and distill meaningful information for the right audience
  • Experience project managing complex, multi-functional projects
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent spoken and written communication
  • Experience developing and releasing a consumer product
  • Ability to build and execute plans in ambiguous settings ; remains flexible and calm when facing uncertainty
  • Experience demonstrating strong presentation skills
  • Strong engineering / technical background

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Computer Science or related field, preferred.

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.