Power System Design and Integration Engineer (HWEE)

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Hardware

Summary

Posted: 25 Oct 2018
Role Number: 200003358
Design, develop & launch next-generation Wireless Power Technologies in Apple products. We believe the future is Wireless. The mission of the Wireless Power Technology team - Build the world’s best Wireless Charging user-experience by inventing state-of-the-art technologies. The Wireless Power Technology team develops bleeding-edge Wireless Charging designs that are central to Apple’s products - the iPhone, Apple Watch, AirPods, AirPower and more. New challenges arise every single day that require the sharp analytical skills of talented & smart individuals. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that nurtures engineering excellence, creativity & innovation. Join us. Pioneer best-in-class Wireless charging, for a new Wireless world.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience / background in Power & Magnetics (Electromagnets, Motors, Transformers) preferred
  • Proficiency in Cadence Allegro schematic capture & layout of boards
  • Proficiency in Ansys Maxwell, MATLAB, SPICE or other simulation tools
  • Hands-on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging, functional verification
  • Extensive experience in system design & integration - including uC & digital buses (SPI, I2C)
  • Proficiency in Python, C/C++ or other scripting languages
  • Comfort with a fast-paced environment and appetite for Innovation, Rigor & Healthy Paranoia
  • Strong communication (written & verbal) & problem solving skills - self-starter driving problems to resolution
  • Experience with high volume manufacturing and statistical production tolerance analysis - plus
  • Experience supporting contract manufacturers & designing high volume products (concept-to-production) - plus
  • Limited international travel will be required

Description

Key Responsibilities: New Power system Design & Integration - from Prototyping to Production. New power technology proof-of-concept investigations Power architecture down-selection using key performance metrics Power system analytical modelling, design simulation & analysis for prediction of design outcome Prototype (including new ASIC) building, system bring-up, characterization, testing and validation ‘Wall-to-battery’ circuit design ownership - including schematic capture & layout of boards & flexes Production system-level problem solving - Failure analysis, root cause & corrective action proposal Design of Experiments (DOE) creation, execution and data analysis Author engineering specifications & verification / validation plans Feature and spec input during future ASIC definition Business travel to support product development Multi-functional Responsibilities: Engage and collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop & deliver state-of-the-art Power system solutions
- including Mechanical Engineering, Firmware Engineering and Thermal Engineering teams Contribute technical assessments to strategic decision-making relating to technology and investments Draft and communicate updates to Apple executives pertaining to key development checkpoints

Education & Experience

M.S. in Electrical Engineering (analog & mixed-signal design, especially board-level circuits) or
M.S. in Applied Physics (Electro-magnetics, Thermodynamics) or industry experience equivalent.

Additional Requirements