Software Engineering Manager, Manufacturing Design Systems

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200305648
We’re looking for a Software Manager with experience leading a full stack (API, UI, DevOps, Infrastructure) software team. You will be responsible for executing the technical vision for a critical manufacturing application at Apple while leading the Software teams responsible for building it. Our team is responsible for building an application that enables Apple to manufacture every product. You should be good at anticipating, but not over engineering solutions. You are able articulate clear and simple solutions for complex problems.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of people management experience
  • 2+ years managing a software team focused on distributed systems
  • Experience building and managing technical software teams
  • Experience leading effective development processes to deliver high quality software
  • Experience with OLTP, OLAP, and ETL systems is a plus
  • Experience scaling distributed systems with lots of data
  • Knowledge of Golang, Linux, Docker, PostgreSQL, and React JS is a plus
  • Manufacturing experience or exposure is a plus, but not required


Responsibilities of this role include: * Define long term vision and engineering roadmap with the head of organization * Participate in technical and design discussions with leads of the team * Plan and scope features alongside Product Designer, Developers and other stakeholders * Own development process with dev tech lead (sprints, standups, retros, planning etc..) * Collaborate with stakeholders in Manufacturing, Product Design (hardware), Ops, and the Supply Chain to provide the right solutions for our teams. About Us The applications we build are used daily by the people at Apple that design our products along with those that figure out how to make them at scale. This includes; Manufacturing Design Engineers, Product Designers, Mechanical Engineers, Quality Engineers, Supply Chain Managers, along with our Suppliers. We work closely with them to design and architect the best solutions for the challenges faced when making the highest quality hardware products. The Manufacturing Design team enables the mass production of Apple's entire product line from iPhones, iPads and MacBooks to the Mac Pro, AppleTV and Apple Watch. Part of the magic that makes all of this possible is a robust set of applications and systems designed and developed by Apple that support the production of a product from prototype to announcement and beyond.

Education & Experience

BA/BS above degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Apple’s most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.
  • Apple benefits programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements.
  • 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. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace.