Engineering Program manager - Retail Expansion

Cupertino, CA 95014
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Posted: Apr 9, 2021

Role Number:200236835

Home Office: Yes

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, excellent ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and c...Summary


Posted: Apr 9, 2021

Role Number:200236835

Home Office: Yes

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, excellent ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

The IS&T Retail Engineering organization has the goal of providing an intuitive, seamless and inspiring customer experience interacting with our people, products and services. This Engineering Program Manager will work along side our global retail and engineering teams to support the expansion of Apple physical and online store presence. The key teams this individual will work include but not limiting to Engineering, Finance, Legal, Talent, Operations, Retail Product Management, Real Estate & Development and more.

Key Qualifications

  • Retail industry knowledge and experienced in Software Development Lifecycle (i.e. Waterfall, Agile)
  • Strong decision-making, problem solving and prioritization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple multi-million dollar projects at a given time
  • Ability to lead, take action and provide goal-oriented direction in the face of ambiguity
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills for various levels of audience including senior leadership
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills for collaborating across many international teams of different cultural backgrounds
  • Comfortable inspiring change across projects, programs and processes
  • Technically strong and ability to quickly understand multiple systems at a high level, in order to be able to explain to the retail business team
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Must have a passion for process re-engineering and driving predictability while enabling innovation
  • - Must be a very good team player with proven abilities to demonstrate collaboration and cross functional team management
  • - Knowledge of SAP, exposure to retail systems including POS and retail payment processing systems is a plus
  • - Ability to work independently with little or no supervision while maintaining a high level of efficiency
  • - A PMP or equivalent Project management certification is preferred.
  • - Minimum of 5 years project management experience in software/technology field
  • - Working on macOS is a plus.


Manage large cross functional projects and teams with internal and external partners

Be the business relationship lead for the projects assigned, working closely with the business project manager

Lead the technical direction and approach for such projects while defining the timelines and scope in collaboration with the business project manager

Create and manage the project plan, deliverables, dependencies, and outcome

Ensure that the project goals and objectives are achieved within the established project timeframe, guidelines/scope, and budget

Manage the day-to-day aspects of the project and its scope, including possible conflicting priorities and business interests

Work with the business team(s) and various IS&T functional areas to keep aligned.

Ensure project documents are complete, current, and distributed appropriately

Effectively communicate to lead self and others towards project goals, resolve challenges, mitigate risk, and keep the project team and the business partners informed

Manage the change controls and ensure proper documentation and communication

Lead and facilitate regular project status meetings with application leads to understand the project progress and be appraised of upcoming issues / risks

Work with key stakeholders on all project communication and sign-off

Education & Experience

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's s Degree in Engineering, or equivalent with a minimum of 5+ years relevant work experience or equivalent combination of experience Masters/MBA preferred

Apple's most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We're proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount - both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company's success. You'll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.

Apple benefits programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements.

Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace

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