Engineering Program Manager, Operations - Ad Platforms

With Apple in Cupertino CA US

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Posted on April 04, 2020

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: Product Manager
Industry: Consumer Electronics
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public

Job description

At Apple, we work every day to build products that enrich people’s lives! Our Advertising Platforms group makes it possible for people around the world to easily access informational and imaginative content on their devices while helping publishers and developers promote and monetize their work. Our technology and services power advertising in Apple News and Search Ads in the App Store. Our platforms are highly performant, deployed at scale, and set new standards for enabling effective advertising while protecting user privacy! The Ad Platforms EPM team is looking for a diligent and versatile EPM who can drive projects that are key to business growth. We’re looking for someone passionate about the infrastructure, tech ops, and SRE space. As part of a small team, you will own delivery responsibilities for projects in this space - working through project dependencies, risks, and deliver measurable outcomes against timelines in a fast-paced environment. You will work cross-functionally with other EPMs, engineering teams, product managers, and business operations, to drive projects to successful completion. This is an outstanding opportunity to have a large impact on an entire engineering organization.

  • 5+ years experience leading large-scale enterprise projects with both localized and virtual teams - in the capacity of a technical project manager, product manager, engineering manager, or solution architect - in a relevant domain - 3+ years working within data center operations, and leading core infrastructure in large enterprise environment - Solid understanding of software engineering processes (SDLC) including defects management and change management - Clear and effective interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills applied in a highly cross-functional and global environment - You are a self-starter with a solid ability to build relationships, work towards a consensus, and possess a strong ability to remove roadblocks - Are you proactive and dedicated with shown creative and critical thinking capabilities?

Skills & requirements

  • You must be able to drive complex technology projects that span across application and infrastructure technology teams
  • Responsible for driving out your projects independently, with minimal mentorship and intervention from your manager
  • Working closely with the engineering teams to deliver technical solutions and platforms that align with business direction and product requirements. Artifacts that you are responsible for facilitating to conclusion may also include high level solution architectures, technical design proposals, and technology assessments
  • EPM's are encouraged and expected to work closely with Ad Platforms teams to identify infrastructure requirements and collaborate on dependencies, the overall roadmap, and delivery milestones
  • We deliver on time and appropriate project updates to stakeholders by articulating business, consumer, and technology impact
  • You have the ability to assess delivery risks, propose mitigation options, and call out to the technology leadership team when necessary
  • Familiarity and prior experience with Agile projects and programs
  • We are encouraged to contribute towards discussions on contending solutions, as it fits and aligns with overall technology direction

You should have a Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or related subject areas

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