Hardware Technology, Tools and Analysis Intern

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Aug 29, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114052247
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product. Do you love working on challenges that no one has solved yet? As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the unrivaled and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every single day. Apple is looking for a talented and motivated Tools and Analysis Intern to be a member of the team architecting our thermal control systems. As a member of this group, you would create and own the software tools which enable a small group of individuals to apply their expertise to almost every product Apple designs. You would also use these tools to run parameterized experiments in the lab, analyze, summarize and present the results. You would accomplish this by automating repetitive data collection tasks, automating the processing of collected data and maintaining user tools for data archive access. This role requires a full spectrum of skills, and needs someone who can implement the right solution to any problem which comes along.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, excellent problem solving ability and critical thinking
  • Scripting languages - Bash, Perl, Python or PHP preferred
  • Matlab
  • Familiarity with relationships and tradeoffs between power, performance and thermal response
  • Experience with hardware bring-up, debug and analysis
  • Object-oriented programming and design skills
  • Control Systems


Responsibilities: - Understand parameterized test requirements and execute the tests - Analyze and present results - Participating in engineering design discussions related to thermal and power control

Education & Experience

Currently pursuing BS/MS ME/EE/CE or equivalent

Additional Requirements