Engineering Program Manager for AI/ML China

Beijing, Beijing, China
Machine Learning and AI


Role Number: 200111760
We are looking for a rock-star performer with knowledge and insightful visions with machine learning, exceptional organizational and cross-team collaboration skills. You have a consistent track record of successfully leading large, highly complex and dynamic, cross-functional programs. You're willing to wear any hat necessary, and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You have a solid background and rich experience in program-managing hardware manufacturing process and quality assurance. You are well versed with the frontier of AI/ML technologies in China, and its applications in various industries and consumer products.

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years in a technical product, program and/or project management role leading cross-functional teams in product development
  • Deep understanding of China user needs and market trends, and of the landscape of AI and machine learning technologies and areas of applications
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Solid fundamentals in program management skills in understanding the business and users, planning features, managing and measuring execution, shipping products with post-launch follow-ups
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization
  • Great skills in cross-functional, multi-language based collaboration among hardware design and engineering, manufacturing, software integration, and quality assurance disciplines
  • Tenacity and commitment in functioning with rigor at early phase of initiative formation and feature ideation
  • Exceptional ability in taking a high level concept and drive broad and deep in exploring the opportunities and challenges, and developing it into concrete scenarios and features
  • Insatiable curiosity, deep conviction, and the raw guts to ask questions and dig deep into technical areas
  • Leadership skills with a clear vision for the product, an understanding of key stakeholders interests, and the courage and ability to make hard decisions
  • Language fluency is a must for English, and highly expected for Mandarin Chinese
  • Experience in driving programs or initiatives in AI application in education and/or healthcare areas is highly desired
  • Experience in managing large, highly complex, and commercially successful hardware programs in a design to engineering, manufacturing and quality assurance environment is a plus


As part of the young team, you will be heavily involved in the development of the strategy, roadmap, culture and the creation of the team. You will work with cross-functional leaders globally to ensure a healthy and efficient environment for the new team. You will be part of the leader group from ideation, planning development, execution, to delivery of results that significantly contributes to the success of Apple products and services, and features or services that are especially popular for users in China. In particular, you will be responsible for leading highly critical and complex ML projects in some of the most popular and highly applicable areas to delight the users of the vast Apple ecosystems and achieve our business goals .

Education & Experience

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

Additional Requirements