Hardware Design Engineer - Input Devices

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200391669
Apple's Input Devices group is seeking a world-class electrical engineer to develop and ship the next generation of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) hardware (e.g. mice, trackpads, keyboards, remotes, etc.). This is a hardware design EE position that entails working with cross-functional teams on the design, implementation, integration and qualification of Human Interface Devices.

Key Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of board/system level electrical designs with micro-controller.
  • Hands-on experience in prototype design, bring-up, debugging, characterization and functional verification.
  • Working knowledge of system-level design and familiar with common interfaces: I2C, SPI, JTAG, USB.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Preferred:
  • Successful track record of working closely with mechanical engineers and firmware teams.
  • Experienced in DC-DC converter design and application (buck and boost).
  • Experienced in sensor selection and integration at system level. (Capacitive, optical, resistive, or any type of sensors)
  • Experienced in designing high volume, high quality consumer electronic products
  • Experienced in data analysis and scripting languages.


- Apply state of the art sensing and haptic technologies to design next generation human interface devices. - Authoring of detailed engineering requirements specifications. - Schematic capture and managing PCB layout design of the electrical system, including power management, micro-controller, wireless communication, sensor integration and component selection. - Execution of the design in high volume, including characterization and validation across all development builds. - Working with and managing suppliers/manufacturing partners including overseas build support. - Interface with and present to cross functional leaders for project reviews and discussions.

Education & Experience

Bachelors or higher degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.

Additional Requirements