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Sr. Engineering Program Manager

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The Apple Services Engineering team is one of the most exciting examples of Apple’s long-held passion for combining art and technology. These are the people who power the App Store, Apple TV, Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple Books. And they do it on an extensive scale, meeting Apple’s high expectations with dedication to deliver a huge variety of entertainment in over 35 languages to more than 150 countries.

Our Program Managers partner with engineers who build secure, end-to-end solutions. Thanks to Apple’s unique integration of hardware, software, and services, engineers and Program Managers partner to get behind a single unified vision. That vision always includes a deep commitment to strengthening Apple’s privacy policy, one of Apple’s core values. Although services are a bigger part of Apple’s business than ever before, these teams remain small, flexible, and cross-functional, offering greater exposure to the array of opportunities here. Our SRE team is looking for a dynamic EPM to help build and run services that millions of customers use every day.

We are looking for star performers to drive projects for various areas of Apple Cloud Infrastructure. You’ll be partnered with a team whose mission it is to build, maintain and improve Apple’s most critical cloud services. We’re looking for hardworking, passionate people to join our amazing team where we focus on extraordinary service availability, scalability and security while defining standards, implementing standard methodologies and improving operational efficiency.

If you love non-routine work that requires social intelligence, complex critical thinking and creative problem solving, we’d love to hear from you! ABOUT YOU: You are an ambitious individual who is proactive and able to work under minimal supervision at a detailed level while taking account of interdependencies at higher levels. Can you coordinate multiple projects across multiple locations?

We need someone with excellent written and interpersonal skills who pays attention to the details and is highly organized. You have experience running a complex set of software deliverables with many interdependencies and have a successful track record being a phenomenal partner within teams and across organizations in engineering, design, and leadership. You have excellent communication, organization and leadership skills as this is relevant in our complex environment. Are you ready?

Key Qualifications

8-10 years proven experience in software development project management for Site Reliability Engineering / DevOps / Infrastructure domains
Exceptional organizational, project management, and technical savvy
Experience leading Cloud native Infrastructure programs.
Experience with Kubernetes is a big plus
Agile project experience with evidence and able to demonstrate knowledge SCRUM background and/or played the role of a Scrum Master is plus
Experience at prioritizing features, and technical road maps
Proficiency and experience in delivering large scale infrastructure projects
Process re-engineering experience
Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills to represent at all levels of the organization
Ability to handle multiple simultaneous end to end infrastructure, technical projects and partner community comprising of various engineering teams and their partners
Experience at end to end project delivery; building roadmaps through to operational sustainability
Strong facilitation skills (requirements sessions, design meetings, progress and status meetings)

The Cloud Infrastructure team, as part of the Apple Services Engineering team, is seeking an extraordinary engineering program manager (EPM) to deliver innovative product solutions that will shape the future of large scale infrastructure at Apple. You’ll partner with a diverse set of teams across Apple to provide them with groundbreaking infrastructure that operates at substantial scale and use open source technologies such as Kubernetes along with proprietary systems. We’re a fast paced organization with high-reaching goals, a large user base, and the autonomy to build the future of native Cloud infrastructure for all of Apple. Teams across Apple rely on us for infrastructure that help them build services that scale globally, are highly available, and “just work”. We listen to different perspectives, help surface innovative ideas, and drive decisions that move us forward. You’ll need a strong background in program and project management complemented by your technical abilities.
Education & Experience
A BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or similar technical field is preferred