System Optics Student - Imaging & Sensing Technology Group

Herzliya, Israel


Role Number:200156849
The Depth Hardware group at Apple develops depth-sensing hardware such as the revolutionary TrueDepth camera that powers FaceID and the Scanning LiDAR in the new iPad Pro. This multi-disciplinary team are responsible for architecture, research, and manufacturing development of these highly complex sensing systems for Apple products. The Depth Hardware team is seeking an optics lab technician to support characterization and validation of laser based optics modules for depth applications. We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacular new features for custom applications. Apple is meeting those needs as robustly and as creatively as possible and is interested in people who want to help meet that commitment. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. If that sounds like the kind of environment that you find intriguing, then let's talk. These elements come together to make Apple an amazing environment for motivated people to do the greatest work of their lives. You will become part of a team that sets the standard in fostering excellence, creativity and innovation. Will you help us design the next generation of revolutionary Apple products?

Key Qualifications

  • Experience using Matlab
  • Experience aligning optical systems.
  • Experience with typical optics lab equipment - Power meters, OSAs, cameras/detectors, oscilloscopes, optical stages/mounts, cameras, etc.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and teamwork skills.
  • Experience with image processing and quantitative imaging analysis.


In this student role you will work within a segment of Apple’s Engineering, part of the Imaging & Sensing Technology group. In this role you will participate in the development of a complex multi-disciplinary system that includes cutting edge optical components, revolutionary image processing and complex real time algorithms.

Education & Experience

M.Sc. Students in Physics / Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering, with at least 1 year remaining until completion. PhD Students in Physics / Electrical / Computer Engineering students or related areas with at least 2 year remaining until graduation - Advantage

Additional Requirements