Senior Engineering Project Manager – Travel

at Apple
Location Austin, Texas
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


Senior Engineering Project Manager - Travel

Austin,Texas,United States

Software and Services

+ 10+ years experience as a Technical or Engineering Project Manager

+ Experience in the travel industry and with travel solutions such as Global Distribution Systems

+ Ability to understand developers on a technical level

+ Strong experience with Agile and Scrum development

+ Highly organized with a strong ability to supervise and follow up on details with technical and non-technical audiences

+ Ability to successfully manage multiple projects at the same time

+ Ability to help maintain high velocity for the development team

+ Experience managing software projects based on a variety of technologies

+ Experience with project management tools such as Jira and Omniplan

+ Strong report creation skills

+ Strong writing, speaking, and presentation skills

+ Exceptional patience, persistence, and flexibility

+ Able to find a way to get things done under constraints

+ Thrives in a fast-paced environment and is curious about new technologies

+ A passion for delivering top quality code at high velocity


Your responsibilities will include all aspects of engineering l project management, from initial requirements gathering, planning, and estimation, to sprint loading, tracking and moving tickets along each step, including QA and UAT, making sure nothing falls through the cracks, getting sign-off, and shepherding releases to production. You must be a proactive and hardworking individual. As a Senior Engineering Project Manager, you will be coordinating the development of new applications, new product features, and bug fixes. You will work closely with business partners, other engineering teams, quality assurance, management, among others. YOUR DUTIES WILL INCLUDE: - Working with business partners to gather requirements - Liaising with vendors to integrate into the Apple Travel ecosystem - Turning requirements into user stories and tickets using an Agile tracking tool - Working with business partners to keep backlogs groomed - Scheduling sprints and sprint related activities - Directing the sprint loading process - Tracking and shepherding issues toward completion - Making sure the sprint board always accurately reflects status - Working to resolve blockers in a sprint - Setting up meetings with business partners and cross-functional groups to communicate status and resolve issues - Creating reports for status and other project information - Communicating with partners at all levels, including executives - Raising any issues that might endanger a release to production - Seeking and obtaining any and all necessary approvals for a release to production

Education & Experience

BS degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent field with 5+ years or MS degree with 3+ years experience, or equivalent

Additional Requirements

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