Technology Program Manager - Product & Design

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Aug 2, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200084547

The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it
We are seeking a natural team leader passionate about technology to lead a team of technologists, drive key projects, and collaborate with the studio management to provide overall team leadership
This is an opportunity for a strategic thinker, problem solver, and implementer who wants to contribute and lead on several fronts at once; who can collaborate well with others, who can equally build effective teams, develop direct reports, and drive detailed operational deliverables across a variety of technologies and groups
Working with the design teams you'll learn about, and be responsible for, all aspects of infrastructure needed for the project life cycle. The team will develop tools designers need to get their job done at a high level, and provide ongoing support to the global design studio team.
We are deeply involved in scaling existing media services as well as introducing new ones. Our culture is diverse, passionate, grows with debate, and is fundamentally customer focused. You are the right fit if you want to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you can have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point of what you can achieve with the team
In this role you will advance design efforts by driving operational strategy, owning the operational roadmap for the tech team, crafting programs to meet needs of the design organization, fully responsible for worldwide rollout and initial cycles of newly introduced programs

Key Qualifications

  • To succeed in the role, you:
  • Bring 10+ years of experience as a team lead and technologist, ideally in software design or an agency
  • Have worked on a large variety of project types across expansive geographies and market segments
  • Can meet deadlines and get results while juggling many projects and priorities
  • Have keen ability to grasp complexity quickly and to focus on key issues
  • Possess a compelling desire to deliver innovative and extraordinary technical customer-focused solutions
  • Are a facilitator and presenter, with the ability to engage audiences through debate and workshop techniques
  • Dedicate meticulous attention to detail
  • Can adapt to constant change
  • Have experience handling remote work streams and business partners across multiple time zones
  • Have worked in multi-disciplinary teams (Design, Engineering, Business, R&D, and others) to ideate, iterate, launch, and refine and new product designs
  • Embody a brave and positive attitude and are passionate about the Apple brand and committed to preserving its authenticity


In this capacity, you will:
- Establish the Technology Team for the organization.
- Lead a growing team of Technology Support Specialists and technical resources.
- Set up and maintain server systems, directory groups, and the policies for both.
- Create, and maintain, infrastructure for project workflows across HI, Content, and Marketing design. - Build new tools when needed, working with both Apple employees and contractors.
- Evaluate software solutions and continually stay abreast of new offerings.
- Plan and oversee the technical infrastructure of the design studios in the US, Asia, and Europe.
- Track and report project health, including communicating status and impending or projected deliverables
- Negotiate priorities for the design studio given limited resources and a challenging schedule
- Constantly improve processes and communications in an ever-changing, fast-paced working environment

Education & Experience

You have a bachelor's degree or equivalent professional working experience
You ideally have user experience with Apple hardware and software products.

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