Administrative Assistant, Hardware Engineering Jobs in Austin at Apple

Title: Administrative Assistant, Hardware Engineering

Company: Apple

Location: Austin

Do you love helping people and being a trusted resource to others? Do you care deeply about empowering employees to do their best work while developing your skills and scope? We are looking for an innovative, highly motivated, and professional administrative assistant to support the Mac, iPad, Packaging and hardware teams in Austin and Cupertino. The ideal candidate has the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced and dynamic engineering environment both individually and collaboratively, is exceptionally well-organized, and can anticipate where and when help will be needed. Youʼll take initiative and prioritize tasks and projects. Interpersonal skills are essential so as to interact with a variety of people across multiple job functions and levels. You can make decisions confidently that best reflect the team’s and the company’s goals. You will actively work behind the scenes to make things happen, and you will have a direct impact on what Apple stands for and the products we design for the world to use.

Key Qualifications
1 year proven relevant experience with project coordination, event planning and execution, and calendar management.

Confidently makes decisions based on the information available and the best interest of Apple at hand. Works calmly under pressure while displaying a sense of humor.

Can see opportunities for improvement / betterment, and can confidently make proposals for implementation.

Contributes to setting and achieving the highest standards for service.

Can walk through a customer’s experience and relate to how their experience could be made better, and make it happen.

Has an awareness and intuition for the details that matter most and can prioritize decisions without explicit direction from others

Demonstrates integrity and has a positive “can-do” demeanor, while remaining approachable, personable and professional

Excels in a fast-paced ambiguous environment

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Excellent organizational skills, acute attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks in a time-sensitive environment

Consistent record of meeting deadlines and taking initiative to make confident and well-informed decisions. Apply tact, diplomacy, discretion and good judgment at all times, especially when exposed to sensitive or confidential material

Strong interpersonal skills. Can establish and maintain successful relationships in a team environment and cross-functionally. Ability to positively influence others.

Extraordinary reliability and work ethic, individually and in a team setting. Handle conflict appropriately, know when to delegate issues upward.

Familiarity with Apple products and programs is a plus — such as iCal, Keynote and Numbers (or MS equivalents).

This individual will be responsible for providing administrative support and managing the Austin office space for hardware teams including Mac, iPad, and Packaging in Austin and Cupertino. These teams report to managers in Cupertino, CA, as does the rest of your admin team, so you will be collaborating virtually as well as in person.

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