Instrumentation & Test Development Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Oct 23, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114330058
The touch technology team features a collaborative environment with creative, smart people, world-class products and groundbreaking technologies. The team features opportunities for individuals to contribute across a wide spectrum of disciplines. Best in class engineering excellence and thoroughness is expected and encouraged. Learning and building of skill-sets is highly encouraged. Invention, IP and patent creation is expected and supported. Pushing the envelope to design and ship innovative products with best-in-class technologies and user experiences is the main goal of the touch technology team at Apple.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of test development experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in software development using C, Objective C, or similar is required
  • Experience in firmware development is a plus (knowledge of I2C, SPI protocols)
  • Fundamental hardware engineering knowledge in analog design is required
  • Ability to perform failure analysis using scientific method and experimental process
  • Able to understand and perform statistical data analysis
  • Able to make international travel to Asia 25% of the time
  • Background with Touch or Sensing Technology is preferred


You will play a key role in architecting, specifying, designing, developing and launching our touch technology product characterization and production Instrumentation. You will be responsible for, - Hardware validation and characterization - Authoring sensor technology Instrumentation software engineering requirements documents. - Prototyping, bring-up, debug and characterization testers for Apple new products - Preparing and deliver presentations - Production instrumentation software creation and roll-out to suppliers - Supplier liaison, including supporting instrumentation bring up and qualification at engineering builds, usually in Asia. - Defect root cause analysis and resolution, including diligent bug database tracking

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field.

Additional Requirements