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TDG Software Release Engineering Program Manager (EPM)

Cupertino, CA 95014
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Posted: Dec 3, 2020

Role Number:200188388

The Technology Development Group is looking for a Release Engineering Program Manager (EPM) to help us build the next generation of...Summary


Posted: Dec 3, 2020

Role Number:200188388

The Technology Development Group is looking for a Release Engineering Program Manager (EPM) to help us build the next generation of Augmented Reality (AR) interactive solutions for Apple platforms.

As a member of our organization, you will lead teams crafting future products that will delight, inspire, and empower millions of people. You need experience with system software fundamentals, release management, leadership capabilities, interpersonal skills, and a dream to work with an amazing team to help guide feature and software updates. As a self-motivated teammate who thrives in a dynamic, constantly changing environment, passionate about building phenomenal products and learning new technologies, this is the job for you.

We are looking for people with a passion and track record for shipping complex new technology. This is a hands-on Release EPM position working with the most creative people in the world. The Release EPM will lead teams in the entire product development lifecycle from concept to delivery. You should demonstrate high integrity, high energy, and feel comfortable in a dynamic environment. As an experienced change leader navigating uncharted technology advancements, you will need to build strong collaborative relationships and manage any associated conflicts calmly along the way. You will be responsible for successful outcomes and delivery with laser focus on execution and a keen eye for important details.

We're looking for someone who enjoys working as a central point of contact and can solve problems with nimble planning and a healthy dose of thinking on your feet. If you relish a challenge and are excited by working with a great team on amazing new technology, then we want to hear from you-please apply.

Key Qualifications

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and enthusiastic with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Collaboration: You fit in well with a team, understand capabilities, and discern priorities
  • A deeply curious mindset about new ideas
  • Ability to filter and distill relevant information for the right audience
  • Experience project managing complex, multi-functional projects
  • Solid understanding of software development practices
  • Devise and communicate plans in ambiguous settings with attention to detail
  • Experience developing and releasing a consumer product
  • Concise verbal and written communication skills and experience preparing and delivering strong presentations
  • You understand new technologies quickly, identify and address process issues, analyze data to predict release risks, and be able to clearly communicate requirements and status at all levels.


Work with our project management, engineering, and leadership teams to help define, schedule, track, and communicate status of releases
Communicating effectively at all levels, from informal drop-ins to formal announcements, often being the face of our team inside Apple
Lead efforts across multiple teams representing multiple layers of the software stack
Understanding and driving our integration and build processes, from bootstrapping to seeds to release
Tracking and prioritizing tasks across multiple product releases and efforts simultaneously
Providing daily prioritized information to our build and integration teams on upcoming releases
Develop and automate reports to help manage the entire bug lifecycle and identify areas for improvement
Resident expert of our in-house bug tracking system and will continually invent new ways to query, organize, and interpret data to ensure meeting of our defect management goals
Be the "go-to" person when there is a need to query data to understand defect status, program status, and other business systems
Track and communicate seed-blocking issues
Coordinate program-wide bug reviews with individual teams
Continuously look for opportunities and improve how programs are run and executed
Look ahead proactively and keep the path clear for your teams

Education & Experience
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience
Familiarity with software or hardware engineering, processes, and product life cycles

Additional Requirements

  • Prior experience in a hands-on technical role in software engineering and programming
  • Experience working in a cross-functional project role spanning multiple software stack layers such as, but not restricted to, firmware, OS, rendering, applications, machine learning, deep learning, or toolkits and SDKs

Posted: 2020-12-26 Expires: 2021-01-25

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