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Software Engineering Program Manager (RealityKit) - Apple Vision Pro

Company: Apple
Location: Seattle
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:


Posted: Jun 27, 2024

Role Number:200549552

Apple is where individual imaginations gather together, committing to the values that lead to great work. Every new product we build, service we create, or Apple Store experience we deliver is the result of us making each other's ideas stronger. That happens because every one of us shares a belief that we can make something wonderful and share it with the world, changing lives for the better. It's the diversity of our people and their thinking that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. When we bring everybody in, we can do the best work of our lives. Here, you'll do more than join something - you'll add something. Apple Vision Pro is a revolutionary spatial computer that seamlessly blends digital content with your physical space. It will allow us to do the things we love in ways never before possible - all while staying connected to the people around us. The Vision Products Group (VPG) is looking for a a software engineering project manager (EPM) to help us push the limits of the next generation of interactive experiences on our platforms. This team is working with some of Apple's most advanced technologies including spatial computing, augmented reality (AR), and 3D rendering and simulation. As a member of our organization you will lead teams crafting features and products which will delight, inspire and empower millions of people. We are looking for people with a passion and track record for shipping complex new technology. This is a hands on role where you will lead projects through the software 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 calmly manage any associated conflicts along the way. You will be responsible for successful outcomes and delivery with laser focus on execution with a keen eye for important details. If you relish challenge and are excited by working with a great team on amazing new technology, then we want to hear from you - please apply!


In this role, you will drive cross-functional programs and feature areas in spatial computing, AR and 3D rendering in Apple platforms. This requires partnering with engineering management to facilitate all aspects of projects: Define, schedule, prioritize, track, proactively manage and communicate status of projects. You will lead efforts across teams representing multiple layers of the software stack as well as other cross-functional partners in areas such as human interface design, hardware, marketing, developer relations, and other organizations within and outside of Apple. Strong written and verbal communication is key as you drive projects forward, prioritize work, facilitate the removal of obstacles and escalate risks.

Key Qualifications

  • Prior experience in software program or project management
  • Prior experience in hands-on software development is desired
  • Prior experience and consistent track record leading and shipping multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Solid knowledge of software development practices
  • Experience driving and delivering critical project features which involve integration with multiple different teams
  • Passion for and proven ability to quickly understand technical concepts
  • Collaboration: You are able to fit in well with a team, understand capabilities and priorities
  • Ability to communicate aspects of the project and filter messaging based on the target audience
  • Ability to create and execute plans in ambiguous settings
  • A deeply curious mindset about new ideas
  • Excellent attention to detail

    Education & Experience

    5+ years of related experience with a BS/MS in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent industry experience.

    Additional Requirements

    • Familiarity with augmented reality, real time rendering engines, 3D content creator workflows

      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 $125,800 and $229,400, 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 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.

Keywords: Apple, Seattle , Software Engineering Program Manager (RealityKit) - Apple Vision Pro, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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