Sr. Product Manager, Metadata Platform, Apple Online Store, WW

1 week agoCupertino, CA


Posted: Oct 5, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200198199

Do you love to create groundbreaking ideas? Do you enjoy collaborating with coworkers and making lasting connections with others? As part of our Apple Online Store team, you'll help craft a seamless, high-quality digital retail experience for our customers. Join our team, and you'll help Apple make sure our customer's shopping experience is like no other. We are seeking a Sr. Product Manager - Metadata platform to join the eCommerce Product Team. Our ideal candidate has in-depth experience working within large-scale, enterprise eCommerce platforms with focus in metadata domain, to deliver software products that are scalable, and easy to use, including digital content management systems, product information management, and personalization technologies. This role works across with other product and business teams to craft long-term, future strategies within the systems and applications landscape.

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years Product Management experience with 5+ years of experience working on metadata platforms or enterprise application (CMS, eDAM, Catalog, PIM) with metadata tagging
  • Proven ability as an individual contributor to establish rapport, credibility and influence others to attain results across a large, matrixed organization
  • Expert in defining, prioritizing and delivering tools, applications and capabilities that support our evolving business and processes needs
  • Proven ability to establish a shared vision and priorities across organization
  • Highly motivated, detail-focused, solutions oriented product professional, with a high level of discernment, natural curiosity and ability to offer new ideas that challenge and transform business processes
  • Strong technical acumen and an ability to work closely with engineering partners to devise strategies, solve for complex system interdependencies, build performant and scalable application with solid roadmaps and priorities
  • Proven ability to stitch together the big picture on platforms all the way out to the customer, identify cross-functional dependencies, processes and risks across the Apple Online Store divisions and operational teams
  • Passionate about the evolution of eCommerce, understanding modern best practices with the foresight to identify emerging trends and impacts
  • Have insights into modern interactive design and development standards; appreciate the differences between web-based and native app experiences
  • Fluency leveraging data analytics and customer insights to drive roadmapping and to improve features and user experiences
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills. Be able to work independently; anticipating and resolving problems
  • Strong communication (verbal and written ) skills and the ability to think critically and on your feet


Envision metadata platform strategy and drive the roadmap to enable new customer experiences, enhance analytics tracking, internal search and personalization. Proactively recognize and assess complex, long-term, critical platform capabilities to enable flexibility and scalability working across with engineering partners, publishers, merchandisers and other stakeholders Set and measure KPIs to drive product planning and optimization Be the internal user champion as well as the customer champion Drive internal process improvements across operational functions, including reducing manual efforts through automation and integrations Ability to conduct details RFPs, including managing the definition, execution and readouts to the executive team Collaborate with Publishing, Merchandising, Marketing, Design, Engineering and other teams at Apple on new processes to evolve the Online Store Evaluate scalability and extendibility of the product offering and shared components at all times to make sure re-usable components are understood Drive towards data-driven decisions that maintain Apple's values Work cross-functionally with other product teams to ensure roadmaps are aligned and socialized Represent business objectives and product proposals during reviews with executives and manage communications, updates and follow-ups Monitor the health of projects at all times along with the associated risks and implications to timelines; lead the resolution of cross-functional issues

Education & Experience

BA/BS is required, preferably in computer sciences or relevant field. Product managers with engineering backgrounds welcome to apply Enterprise eCommerce experience required MBA is a plus

Additional Requirements