Wireless Power Architect
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
We believe the future is Wireless! The mission of the Wireless Power Technology team - Create the world’s best Wireless Charging user- experience by inventing state-of-the-art technologies. We develop bleeding-edge Wireless Charging designs that are central to Apple’s products - the iPhone, Apple Watch, AirPods and more! New challenges arise every day that require the sharp problem-solving skills of individuals. Are you in for these challenges? Apple has adopted wireless power charging into all of its mobile products. Wireless charging is a significant customer feature of growing importance within Apple; our goal is to continue to enhance the wireless charging experience. In order to achieve this goal, the inductive wireless power architecture team is pushing the envelope on what is achievable both in our current product offerings and products we have planned for the future. We are looking for a highly motivated, innovative wireless power architect to help develop the technology needed to support our product roadmap.
- Strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to guide critical decisions
- Expertise with DC-DC, DC-AC and AC-DC voltage regulators topologies, architectures, magnetic design, control design
- Deep Magnetic and transformer understanding. Experience with high frequency magnetic design and challenges
- Experience with COMSOL and/or Maxwell FEA simulation tools
- Hands-on lab work
- Occasional overseas travel as needed
- Strong analogue circuit understanding and experience. The ability to debug , design and simulate analogue circuits.
- Familiarity with digital systems design such as microcontrollers, memories, communication interfaces, etc a plus.
As a power system architect, you will be part of a team pushing the envelope on innovative power technology concepts. This will involve design, development, simulation, analysis and optimization of inductively coupled power transfer systems with a technically rigorous mindset. Responsibilities include: - Work with cross-functional teams to support system integration, define and balance system trade-offs while ensuring system requirements are achieved - Provide design simulation, calculation and analytical models for prediction of design concept outcomes including control loop stability, transient responses, proper system operation across corners - Optimize system performance metrics such as efficiency, cost, size, and operating range - Provide prototype test and validation results; document multi-dimensional activities.
Education & Experience
MSEE in power electronics with 5+ years experience or PhD.