Senior Hardware Systems Engineer

Cupertino, California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200547282
Apple's iPad Input Devices group is seeking a world-class senior electrical engineer to develop and ship the next generation of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) hardware (Apple Pencil and Magic Keyboard). This is a senior electrical engineer position that entails working with, and leading cross-functional teams on the design, implementation, integration and qualification of Human Interface Devices. Come join us!


The hardware engineer will be part of the team designing the iPad accessories. The engineer will be involved on those accessories from the architecture stage, to the design and validation phase, all the way until the products get released to customers. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: - 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. - Authoring of detailed engineering requirements specifications. - Working with and managing suppliers/manufacturing partners including overseas build support. - Interface with and present to cross functional leaders for project reviews and discussions.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Strong EE background in analog, digital, power and PCB design
  • Hands-on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging, functional verification and manufacturing support
  • Successful track record of working closely with Mechanical Engineering, Firmware, PCB design, and DFM
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Preferred:
  • Experience working with sensors (e.g. touch, force, pressure), wireless communications (Bluetooth), low power design, inking technologies, and wireless charging
  • Experience designing high volume, high quality consumer electronic products
  • Experience leading a technical team.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Bachelors or higher degree, and 5+ years of industry work experience in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.