iPhone Touch Sensor Integration Engineer

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Role Number:200395013
The people here at Apple don't just build products - they build the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The goal of the iPhone Touch Sensing Technology team is to enable the world’s best User Experiences through innovative sensing solutions. The team designs, develops, and delivers high-precision, low-latency MultiTouch solutions that are the gold standard in the smartphone/mobile industries. New challenges arise every day that require innovation across several technical fields, including EE, Math, Physics, and Algorithms. Come join us in delivering technology from proof-of-concept through ultra-high-volume production! Our team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that cultivates engineering excellence and creativity. We are looking for a talent to design, develop & launch next-generation Touch Sensor Technologies for iPhone.

Key Qualifications

  • - Solid scripting skills (i.e. Python, MATLAB or C, Python preferred) for design characterization & experiments.
  • - Fundamental knowledge of sensor physics, circuit design, linear algebra and statistics.
  • - Leadership skills, ability to thrive in ambiguity and align efforts across teams.
  • - Strong communication (written & verbal) in both English and Mandarin.
  • - Knowledge and experience in sensor design preferred. Any background in touch sensor would be advantageous.
  • - Comfort with a fast-paced environment and appetite for innovation, rigor & healthy paranoia.
  • - Team player with the ability to work independently and drive things with minimal direction
  • - Frequent travel within China will be required, depending on project requirement.
  • - Fluent English and Chinese


You will play a key role in designing, developing, integrating, and launching next-generation touch sensing technologies. Your responsibilities will include: - Lead efforts to architect design characterization, test and validation plan. - Contribute to sensor technology scoping and proof-of-concept investigations. - System-level problem solving - failure analysis, root cause & corrective action proposal. - Design of Experiments (DOE) creation, execution and data analysis. - Use scripting skills to automate data collection process and extract key information from data analysis. - Collaborate with multi-functional partners, including Software, Firmware, Algorithm Engineering, Display Engineering, Mechanical etc. - Frequent business travel required (Primarily within China. To a lesser extent USA)

Education & Experience

- Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or, - M.S. in Electrical Engineering or, - BS in Electrical Engineering + 3 years of industry experience.

Additional Requirements