Apple Inc. Santa Clara , CA 95051
Come help us build the next generation cloud platform to support internet services across Apple. Our engineering project management team partners closely with the platform network and server engineering teams to deploy the physical capacity that powers the platform, driving some of our most exciting Apple services, including iCloud, Maps, iTunes, and more.
Our platform infrastructure ensures that Apple's services are reliable, scalable, fast, cost effective, and secure. We utilize both open source and in- house technologies to provide internal Apple developers with the best possible platform. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to own delivery for some of the world's largest-scale cloud services.
At least 5 years of project/program management experience in a cloud infrastructure group
Strong technical proficiency in network, server, and data center architectures and software development
Experience with capacity planning and financial analysis
Proven vendor relationship management and management of vendor logistics
Prior experience deploying capacity for large-scale cloud services
Experience in process engineering to improve existing processes with a metrics driven approach
Excellent communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization
Strong facilitations skills (requirements sessions; design meetings; progress and status meetings)Naturally accountable and responsible: Self-starter, self-motivated, focused, and self-sufficientGreat at prioritization and applying sound, data-based judgement to weigh trade- offs
Bonus points for past programming experience and for being a project manager for software projects
We are looking for an expert project manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment, and is adept at turning ambiguity into action. We're looking for people who enjoy diving deep into the technology, with a proven track record of shipping complex, cross- functional projects under demanding timelines.
We need someone with a hands-on approach where you will be expected to drive all aspects of deployment, including requirements definition, vendor qualification, financial analysis, capacity planning, technical design discussions and documentation, testing, working with partners in data centers, deploying large scale systems, and operating and monitoring services with the expectation of high reliability and high availability.This is not a task-based job; you will be responsible for successful outcomes and delivery. Strong fundamentals are a requirement, but you have more. You take responsibility; you feel a personal stake in the product you ship; you communicate responsibilities and scope clearly; you have extraordinary attention to detail; you value integrity; you handle risk; you enjoy knowing how things work; you work for the success of the entire team; you thrive in uncertainty and strive to bring order to it; you have deep wisdom and judgement; you keep your eye on the ball; you build positive relationships; you are aware of politics but do not get mired in them; you are constantly looking to improve yourself and the team. Is this you??
Prefer a BS/MS in CS or a similar technical field.