Technical Program Manager

Apple   •  

Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Business Services


Not Specified years

Posted 397 days ago

Technical Program Manager

  • Job Number: 113047058
  • Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
  • Posted: Sep. 20, 2017
  • Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Hardware Test Engineering Group has an immediate opening for a Software Project Lead (Technical Program Manager). In this role, you will lead, coordinate and cross-functionally represent, the definition and execution of manufacturing tests, that enable extended stress testing and calibration of Apple's current and future embedded product lines, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, AppleTV, iMac, MacBook, MacMini, Apple Watch and HomePod and set the benchmark for the quality associated with Apple products. You must thrive in a fast-paced environment, have strong understanding of software fundamentals, background working with systems,  excellent communication skills, and a desire to work with cross-functional teams to develop ground-breaking products. Your contributions will make a pronounced difference to future Apple products. 

Key Qualifications

  • •Engineering experience: 2-5 years
  • •Program Management experience: 1-5 years
  • •Good understanding of software development
  • •Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles
  • •Effective communication skills
  • •Ability to drive issues, track tasks, and evaluate priorities on a daily basis
  • •Strong EE fundamentals is desired
  • •Wireless experience or knowledge is desired
  • •Manufacturing experience and prior exposure to working with Contract Manufacturers is highly desired
  • •Mac OS X and/or iOS experience is a plus
  • •Unix command line / scripting experience is a plus


As a Software Project Lead you will be working with a team that architects and develops internal drivers, tools and applications running on all of Apple's embedded devices (iPhones, iPads, iPods, AppleTV) and Macs for validation of hardware.  You will be setting priorities, managing resources and developing specification documents.  The team has responsibilities spanning all aspects of product bring-up and test:  •Scoping the development of drivers, applications, protocols, frameworks, and command line utilities for validation of hardware internally and in manufacturing •Supporting bring up of new SoCs, chipsets, sensors, and products •Interacting with Hardware, OS, Test, Operations and various other cross-functional teams throughout Apple •Enabling test strategies for new components in upcoming products •Supporting new product development builds locally and remotely •First level of triage for test and software issues •Hands on debugging or coordination of cross-functional debug, as appropriate •Drive issues, track tasks, and evaluate priorities on a daily basis •Driving and enabling process improvements •Work with our engineering team to define, schedule, track, and communicate the status of software features and deliverables to other groups and executive management. •Communicate status to the executive management on a regular basis •Travel to prototype hardware manufacturing builds


BS Electrical / Computer Engineering or relevant work experience (MS is a plus)

Additional Requirements

Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.