Engineering Program Manager
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Why Apple? At Apple we believe our products begin with our people. By hiring a diverse team, we drive creative thought. By giving that team everything they need, we drive innovation. By hiring incredible engineers, we drive precision. And through our collaborative process, we build memorable experiences for our customers. These elements come together to make Apple an amazing environment for motivated people to do the greatest work of their lives. You will become part of a hands-on development team that sets the standard in cultivating excellence, creativity and innovation. Will you help us design the next generation of revolutionary Apple products? The PD Engineering Program / Project Manager is responsible for the technical management and support of engineering development projects within Apple’s iPad Product Design division. This Project Manager will have a proven track record of enabling large cross-functional teams to deliver complex systems quickly and with high quality. The ideal candidate will understand the who, what and how of hardware and software system development, orchestrate all of it into a program plan and schedule, then successfully manage execution of the program plan.
- 5+ years of industry experience
- 5+ years of project management experience
- Excellent communication skills verbally and written
- Leadership skills and ability to inspire team members
- Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles; remains flexible and calm in the face of uncertainty
- Strong technical background
- Self motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
- Ability to travel internationally to support builds
Support system definition and drive closure of architecture and technical opens in the early stages of a project. Identify and highlight technical risk areas and mitigation strategies in partnership with Apple technologists. Cross-functionally communicate at a very senior level key developments and updates on new projects/products. Grasp complex technical topics and abstract key issues and risks in an actionable form to upper management. Establish and manage program feature baseline, scheduling, critical path, and technology risks areas for execution. Lead cross-functional teams, including PD, Software, Operations, NPO in engineering and validation activities Planning and execution of product prototype builds
Education & Experience
BS/ME/MS or equivalent, MBA preferred.