Electrical Engineer - Exploratory Design Group

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Oct 22, 2018
Role Number: 200000780
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 unique and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every single day. Apple’s Exploratory Design group is seeking an enthusiastic electrical engineer to join a team of highly innovative scientists and engineers to design, validate and implement novel technologies. The candidate must be self-driven and self-sufficient in laboratory environments. He or she must have both analog and digital circuit design expertise and be able to realize and validate those designs on a PCB. It is highly desirable that the candidate can create the software stack to execute experiments with said PCB and analyze any measurement results.

Key Qualifications

  • Model building and performance evaluation
  • Simulation tools such as HSPICE or Cadence Spectre
  • VHDL, Verilog RTL, Digital Logic Design
  • Analog measurement techniques
  • Scripting language – Python
  • Lab equipment use and programming
  • Basic signal processing – Fourier transforms, sampling theory
  • Uncertainty Analysis and Statistics
  • Mathematica and MatLab experience is a plus
  • Able to execute self-directed investigations
  • Outstanding written, verbal and presentation skills


The responsibilities of this role will include but are not limited to: - Implementing and evaluating hardware systems and mixed signal processing designs through lab testing and/or simulations - Designing and implementing test plans to ensure systems meet requirements - Discover and quantify limitations of systems/technologies and provide recommendations on how they can be overcome - Conceptualize and implement demos for use cases of novel technologies

Education & Experience

MS Minimum EE/CE with 5+ years industry experience or equivalent.

Additional Requirements