Siri - Senior Product Manager: Siri Experience in China

Beijing, Beijing, China
Machine Learning and AI

Summary

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Role Number: 200111764
Play a leading role in shaping the way in which people in China interact with technology. The Siri Experience team builds new product 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 the product strategy development for Siri in China, and communicate with our executives and stakeholders. You will 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, with top notch skills and rich experience setting a vision, telling great stories, and conducting the right presentations to executives. As a part of our team, you'd be responsible for forming a product strategy and building multi-year roadmap, and for ensuring that engineering teams and non-engineering stakeholders are convinced and excited to fruitize the strategy.

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years in product management, market analysis, user studies, and visioning internet products, especially AI products and speech services
  • Experience in crafting a convincing strategy for a broad suite of feature offerings that form a coherent brand-name service
  • 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, especially to senior executives and non-engineering stakeholders
  • Interpersonal communication skills with expertise distilling complicated technical topics to a broader audience
  • Great skills in cross-functional, multi-language based collaboration between engineering and non-engineering functions such as marketing, legal, developer relationship, and local regulatory and standards
  • Innate drive to improve how things work, strong technical skills with an eye for design and user experience
  • 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 Siri roadmap and strategy development, targeted at but not limited to China users and market Collaborate with Siri China engineering, EPM and design teams to align on the plan Successfully develop user profiles and target market segmentation to accurately position Siri in China Assess product gaps in region vs. competition Define and highlight market differentiators in our products with respect to local competition Build a portfolio framework and storyline to anchor feature planning at each release Co-develop user scenarios and product requirements for feature planning and execution Own and deliver the strategy and time-boxed roadmap to executives, central product marketing, developer relationship, and obtain their support Drive user studies, market perception research, competitive analysis, market opportunity analysis, so that the strategy is solidly justified Be a great communicator and listener to gain endorsement from Apple China local leadership Be a first class partner and negotiator with developers to understand their needs and take their asks as input to our roadmapping Be the voice and the champion of the end users and our developers Collaborate with corporate marketing and Siri China engineering team on marketing strategy for Siri awareness among the users Build strong relationships across Apple and facilitate communication between cross-divisional groups

Education & Experience

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

Additional Requirements