Sensor Module Design Engineer (EE)

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Dec 20, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114382673
Sensor Hardware Division Design, develop, and launch next-generation Sensor Technologies in Apple products. The Sensor Technology team develops cutting-edge sensor solutions and technologies that are central to Apple’s products. The key goal of the team is to enable the world’s best user-experience through state-of- the-art sensor solutions, such as the high-precision, low-latency multi-touch and stylus sensors in the our products. New challenges arise everyday that require the sharp problem-solving skills of talented and smart individuals. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong electrical engineering background in analog and mixed-signal design, especially board-levelcircuits.
  • Hands-on experience in system-level design.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and solid teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in MATLAB, SPICE, or similar simulation and modeling tools.


Key Responsibilities: • Sensor design and integration, e.g. touch panel design. • Schematic design of boards and flexible assemblies. • ASIC application design, system-level bring-up, and integration. • Sensor subsystem modeling (e.g. in MATLAB) and prototyping (e.g. PCB design). • Failure mode analysis, root cause diagnosis, and system-level problem solving. • Design analysis, characterization, and validation. • Sensor technology scoping and proof-of-concept investigations. • Business travel to support product development. Cross-functional Responsibilities: • Engage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Mechanical Engineering, Firmware Engineering, and Process Engineering, to deliver state-of-the-art Touch solutions. • Author executive communications pertaining to key development checkpoints. • Contribute technical assessments to strategic decision-making relating to technology and investments.

Education & Experience

M.S. in Electrical Engineering or industry experience equivalent

Additional Requirements