Apple AR/VR Job | AIML – Sr Engineering Program Manager, Text to Speech

Job(岗位): AIML – Sr Engineering Program Manager, Text to Speech

Citys(岗位城市): Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States

Date(发布日期): 2023-7-25


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!

The AIML org Text-To-Speech team is building innovative Text-To-Speech solutions to enable most accurate, natural and connected voice and audio experiences for Apple users. We’re looking for a strong Senior Program Manager with a solid track record of building and maintaining sophisticated software technologies, tools and processes that deliver the best experiences that delight customers. The program manager will lead projects in Text-To-Speech program to serve our over 1 billion customers. You will work with world level deep learning and AI engineers applying innovative machine translation and AI technologies to solve challenges on speech generation, both on user experiences and technologies.


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+) to complete

Solid knowledge of technical system architecture and systems design tradeoffs

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

Strong analytical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills

Attention to details

Strategic mentality focusing on driving what matters

Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities required to forge a path to success

Strong leadership skills, including coaching, team-building, conflict resolution and management

Ability to communicate abstract ideas clearly and independently manage complex project objectives

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


– Lead annual and quarterly planning for Text-To-Speech core engineering team and dependency feature teams via strong prioritization framework

– Create and manage project timelines with clear dependencies, critical path and systematic methodology to communicate status

– Break down complex issues into discussion topics, lead the discussion and drive alignment

– Keep teams on critical path to accomplish quarterly goals

– Proactively identify issues, manage risks and mitigations, and re- plan as events warrant

– Provide clear, timely and objective communication, including regular program status updates and one-off reviews as needed to executive team

– Effectively drive requirements, dependency management and alignment cross-functionally across Text-To-Speech core engineering team, dependency feature teams and other function teams

– Collaborate with other teams within and outside of the organization to promote cross-team technology sharing

– Lead competitor analysis to understand competitor landscape and opportunities for Apple Text-To-Speech technologies

– Network with internal customers to continuously look out for opportunities for Text-To-Speech services or technologies to improve user experience and (or) Apple values

– Lead measurements to help team understand and measure success, including quality, usage scale and other critical metrics

– Reflect on how the team operates, propose and implement new ways to work in order to improve the rate at which the team delivers value to customers