AIML - Sr Engineering Program Manager, Research & Applied ML

Apple Inc

Seattle, WA

Job posting number: #7194378 (Ref:apl-200522658)

Posted: November 16, 2023

Job Description

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? If so, then we want you.

Apple’s AIML organization is looking for an experienced hands-on program manager to partner with research and engineering in the creation of groundbreaking technologies across products and platforms using machine learning and artificial intelligence, with focus on new and ground breaking technologies. This role requires excellent relationship management, program creation, project management and cross-functional coordination. We are looking for a creative technical problem solver who can strategize and implement in an ever-changing fast-paced environment. This teammate will use product thinking, collaboration and partnership to impact engagement across multiple teams.

The Research and Applied ML Program team in AIML oversees have a portfolio of vertically integrated Machine Learning solutions ranging from data to hardware-AI co-design, across a range of hardware, software and user features, with the goal of enabling new and novel experiences for teams throughout Apple. Working in partnership with AIML Engineering teams, this is a hands-on Engineering Program Manager position working with the most creative people in the world, driving program strategy and project execution for multiple projects in the portfolio.
Key Qualifications
  • Extraordinary program, project, and partner management skills with a demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate cross-functionally
  • Deep technical background and experience shipping complex software or hardware projects
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, to all levels of an organization
  • Ability to filter and distill relevant information for the right audience
  • Natural curiosity to drive the next levels of business questions and insights, not afraid to ask questions
  • Understanding of modern AI and ML and keen interest in their application to real world challenges
You will work with world-class machine learning specialists, in the conception, research, and development of groundbreaking technologies for Apple products and experiences. To be successful, you will be eliminating barriers to your team's success, clearly communicating your work to all partners, and ensuring that the big picture stays in focus while digging down to detail, as needed.

- Drive Program Strategy and Project Execution for the Research and Applied ML portfolio
- Work with cross-functional teams to identify product value and vision, project scope, constraints, dependencies, timelines and risks
- Partner with Engineering to develop project objectives and key results, roadmap, prioritized backlog, and clear deliverables
- In partnership with Engineering project leadership, drive cross-functional team execution
- Lead efforts to gather and communicate progress, metrics and key results to leadership, executive team, internal partners and customers via presentations, documentation and web technologies
- Collaborate with other Apple teams to promote cross-team technology sharing
Education & Experience
BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field.

A minimum of 5 years of experience in Machine Learning-related technical program management and/or research and/or engineering
Additional Requirements
  • The following are preferred qualifications:
  • - Experience in applications of computer vision and/or audio technologies to real-world problems
  • - Experience in optimization techniques for on-device Machine Learning
Pay & Benefits

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