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Apple AIML - Sr Engineering Program Manager, Advanced Question Answering Systems in Seattle, Washington

AIML - Sr Engineering Program Manager, Advanced Question Answering Systems

Seattle,Washington,United States

Software and Services

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Do you love taking on challenges that create a positive impact? Are you passionate about empowering many ground-breaking intelligent experiences to be made? The Apple AIML org is building groundbreaking technology and we are looking for people like you! Apple offers a collaborative work environment that fosters creativity and innovation. Every new product, service, or feature we invent is the result of people working together to make each other's ideas stronger. That happens here because every one of us strives toward a common goal - crafting the best customer experiences. We’re looking for an outstanding Engineering Program Manager who will lead efforts to develop innovative Question and Answer systems and the supporting technologies. This individual needs a solid track record building and maintaining complex software and machine learning pipelines, platforms, tools and processes that deliver end-to-end experiences that delight customers.

Description

  • Build and run project timelines with clear dependencies, critical path and systematic methodology to communicate status. Handle risks and mitigations, and re-plan as events warrant. Drive alignment across the organization and between teams - Work across research and engineering teams to develop innovative machine learning solutions - Coordinate and drive end-to-end projects from opportunity analyses, feature definition, and program execution. - Provide clear, timely and objective communication, including regular program status updates and critical issues as needed to executive team - Coordinate discussions and break down complex issues into discussion topics to drive engineering and design alignment with support from project team, maintaining an orientation toward teamwork and collaboration - Create and manage project timelines with clear dependencies, critical path and systematic methodology to communicate status. Manage risks and mitigations, and re- plan as events warrant. Drive alignment across the organization and between teams - Drive on time delivery and deployment, identifying development and feasibility needs, establishing achievements for checkpoints and status updates - Proactively identify issues and solutions, and marshal resources vital to attack and resolve. Coordinate with teams to identify issues, prioritize tasks and track risks to schedule and product quality, including cross-functional dependencies

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in driving large scale program building machine learning powered products

  • Excellent program management skills including program structuring and managing multiple work streams interdependently

  • Have personally orchestrated the delivery of multiple significant client/server software products requiring large organizations (100+)

  • Strong analytical skills and a curiosity to peel the onion to discover opportunities for impact and better user experience

  • Capability to work across a large number of teams to enforce process and efficient outcomes in a data-driven environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including negotiation, presentation and influence

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS/MS in EE/CS/CE or equivalent

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $152,400 and $268,200, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple’s discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses — including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation.Learn more (https://www.apple.com/careers/us/benefits.html) about Apple Benefits.Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf)

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