Senior Physicist - Imaging & Sensing Technology Group

Herzliya, Israel


Role Number:200156850
The Imaging and Sensing group at Apple develops camera and depth sensing systems such as the revolutionary True Depth camera that powers Face ID, and the LiDAR in the new iPhone 12 Pro. This multi-disciplinary group of engineers is responsible for architecture, design, and development of these highly complex sensing systems for all Apple products. 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.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with building electro-optical setups and operating advanced measurement tools
  • Deep understanding of optical systems
  • Experience in simulations of optics systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven collaboration and leadership skills


-Design and build complex electro-optical modules -Define tests and characterize performance on component, module and system levels -Propose new tools and methods for the design and analysis of optical systems -Work with suppliers on prototype design and manufacturing -Communicate plans and results to the multi-functional team

Education & Experience

PhD or M.Sc. in Electro-Optics, Physics, or Electrical Engineering

Additional Requirements