Firmware Build Manager

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200060916
Summary

Summary

Posted: May 16, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200060916

Are you passionate about exceptional engineering? Will you help us design the next generation of Apple product...Summary

Summary

Posted: May 16, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200060916

Are you passionate about exceptional engineering? Will you help us design the next generation of Apple products? Join us in developing creative solutions to deep engineering challenges. You will become an integral part of a team that champions engineering excellence, creativity and innovation. In this highly collaborative role, you will lead build / release efforts between a variety of Apple engineering teams and external partners to develop state of the art technologies for world-renowned Apple products.

The Accessories group is seeking a Firmware Build Manager to help drive collaboration between cross-functional engineering teams for embedded firmware development and coordination of features with OS teams. Projects include internally developed and co-developed products where we partner with external companies to create new and exciting accessories to enhance our customer experience.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as release manager and/or project manager
  • Understanding of development tools, source control and continuous integration build systems
  • Proven track record for defining and implementing flexible build / release processes
  • Experience with branching strategies and best practices
  • Strong technical background
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with many teams and interact, influence, collaborate, and negotiate effectively at all levels of management

Description

In this dynamic role, you will plan and manage the end-to-end release of software and embedded firmware throughout the product development lifecycle and delivery stages. We are looking for someone who is flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to changes. Cross-functional communication skills and experience are essential. The Firmware Build Manager will interact with multiple engineering and QA teams inside and outside Appleto create exceptional acoustics products and accessories.
- Lead cross functional teams to capture software / firmware build requirements for new accessory programs and apps
- Define and enforce policies to ensure successful builds and deployments
- Triage issues and provide build operations support for Engineering and QA teams
- Communicate build milestones and status updates and drive alignment across the organization and between teams
- Manage delivery of software / firmware deliverables to and from external partners
- Grasp complex technical topics and abstract key issues and risks into an actionable form for executive management
- Provide regular status updates and communicate escalations as needed to executive team

Education & Experience
- B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related disciplines.
- M.S. is highly desired

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