Software Project Lead

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Role Number: 200105177
Hardware Test Engineering Group has an immediate opening for a Software Project Lead (Technical Program Manager). In this role, you will lead, coordinate and multi-functionally represent, the definition and execution of manufacturing tests, that enable extended stress testing and calibration of Apple's current and future embedded product lines, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, AppleTV, iMac, MacBook, MacMini, Apple Watch and HomePod and set the benchmark for the quality associated with Apple products. You must thrive in a dynamic environment, have deep understanding of software fundamentals, background working with systems, excellent interpersonal skills, and a dream to work with cross- functional teams to develop ground-breaking products. Your contributions will make a pronounced difference to future Apple products.

Key Qualifications

  • The team has responsibilities spanning all aspects of product bring-up and test:
  • - Scoping the development of drivers, applications, protocols, frameworks, and command line utilities for validation of hardware internally and in manufacturing
  • - Supporting bring up of new SoCs, chipsets, sensors, and products
  • - Interacting with Hardware, OS, Test, Operations and various other multi-functional teams throughout Apple
  • - Enabling test strategies for new components in upcoming products
  • - Supporting new product development builds locally and remotely
  • - First level of triage for test and software issues
  • - Hands on debugging or coordination of multi-functional debug, as appropriate
  • - Drive issues, track tasks, and evaluate priorities daily
  • - Driving and enabling process improvements
  • - Work with our engineering team to define, schedule, track, and communicate the status of software features and deliverables to other groups and executive management.
  • - Communicate status to the executive management on a regular basis
  • - Travel to prototype hardware manufacturing builds


- Engineering experience: 2-5 years - Program Management experience: 1-5 years - Deep understanding of software development - Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles - Effective interpersonal skills - Ability to drive issues, track tasks, and evaluate priorities on a daily basis - Strong EE fundamentals is desired - Wireless experience or knowledge is desired - Manufacturing experience and prior exposure to working with Contract Manufacturers is highly desired - Mac OS X and/or iOS experience is a plus - Unix command line / scripting experience is a plus

Education & Experience

- BS Electrical / Computer Engineering or relevant work experience (MS is a plus)

Additional Requirements