Maps Data SW Engineering Manager

Paris, Paris Region, France
Software and Services


Posted: 8 May 2018
Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number: 83732996
The Apple Maps Engineering team is looking for a self-motivated innovative team manager. We are constantly optimising and improving our data platform to deliver the highest-quality experience to our customers. As a leader within our team, you will be responsible for executing technical direction, scheduling and the delivery of new stable and robust product features. Communication and organisational skills are critical for this role. Because you will be located outside of the US, your excellent communication skills will be important as you interact on a regular basis with many different engineering teams and individuals (including senior management), as well as other groups throughout Maps. The ideal candidate thrives in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment and is able to work well with both software and hardware groups to solve hard problems and build great features.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven experience in software engineering developing object-oriented software combined with a track record of success in a senior leadership role
  • Flexible and able to deal with ambiguity, address uncertainty and adapt to changing priorities
  • Extraordinary communication and relationship skills, including the ability to collaborate cross-functionally both up and down within the global organisation
  • Proven team leadership through hiring and mentoring of individual contributors/experts and software development leaders
  • Ability to keep teams focused on common goals and exceeding delivery expectations
  • Strong organisational skills, solid judgment and ability to build teams from ground up
  • Strong problem-solving skills and resourcefulness
  • Exceptional attention to detail and attention towards the customer experience


* Demonstrate good leadership by providing an objective, high energy, consistent work ethic * Lead and mentor the team to ensure efficient operations and development * Ensure effective communication within the team by holding staff meetings, and roundtables to provide clear and concise direction * Ensure crisp concise communication “upward and outward” related to team activities and deliverables * Enjoy and seek out cross functional collaboration opportunities * Represent the team and its technology in technical and project meetings * Drive product features, functional specifications, and development schedules * Scope and prioritize feature deliverables and bug fixes * Drive initiatives that increase efficiency to help scale and improve our tools and products * Drive operational Improvements, share best practices, seek & take action on improvement opportunities

Education & Experience

Degree or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements