Siri - Senior Program Manager: Siri Experience in China

Beijing, Beijing, China
Software and Services

Summary

Posted: 2018 年 11 月 5 日
Role Number: 200008167
Play a leading role in shaping the way in which people in China interact with technology. The Siri Experience team is building new Siri products and features that ship to hundreds of millions of customers around the world, across consumer products like iPhone, Apple Watch and HomePod. We custom tailor these experiences for our customer base in China, to help make their daily lives easier. We're looking for a rock-star performer to lead our technical program and product management efforts across a broad range of our product portfolio. You have a broad understanding of and deep insights in the needs and social habits of users in China, have an eye for product and design, and also love rolling up your sleeves and getting into the weeds with engineering. You have a consistent track record of successfully leading large, highly complex, cross-functional programs. You're willing to wear any hat necessary, and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. As a part of our team, you'd be responsible for building amazing new features and driving critical improvements to deliver the highest quality user experience that Apple customers expect and love, focused on China yet scalable and benefiting global users.

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years in a technical product, program and/or project management role leading cross-functional teams in product development
  • Experience managing large, highly complex software programs for consumer products at scale
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization
  • Great skills in cross-functional, multi-language based collaboration among engineering and non-engineering disciplines
  • Innate drive to improve how things work, strong technical skills with an eye for design and user experience
  • Insatiable curiosity, not afraid to ask questions and dig deep into technical areas
  • Ability to directly and indirectly lead large teams for success
  • Deep understanding of China user needs and market trends, and the landscape of AI and machine learning technologies and areas of applications
  • Fluency in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese (at a native speaker level) and English is a must
  • Prior experience working on speech and natural language products is a major plus

Description

Lead roadmap, planning and execution of your features, targeted at but not limited to the China market Drive and ship large, cross-functional features from inception through ship and post-ship Define, plan and deliver features end-to-end working closely with engineering, design and other Siri PM's Lead all aspects of your projects including specifications, scope, requirements, timelines, and resource allocation Analyze product metrics to measure performance and use this data to drive decisions Be the voice of the customer; partner with design and champion features that build a beautiful, compelling and intuitive end-user experience Communicate project status to leads and executives, present in executive reviews and coordinate product demos Build strong relationships across Apple and facilitate communication between cross-divisional groups Assist in key decision-making by collaborating broadly with non-engineerting functions within Apple Evangelize and facilitate Siri technology adoption for 3rd party developers and strategic partners outside of Apple

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD CS/CE/EE or Equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Strong technical proficiency, with experience in and passion for speech recognition and natural language processing
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies and experiencing influencing and driving adoption in your workplace
  • Bonus: prior programming experience within a workplace or academic environment