Depth Hardware Laser Safety Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200041608
Do you love tackling big challenges that require exceptionally creative solutions? Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming outstanding products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Key Qualifications

  • This role requires ability to learn and explore new areas quickly and take responsibility for project success amid high ambiguity. Ability to work/lead/communicate in a highly matrixed/dynamic environment is a requirement. Ideal applicant will have direct experience in 4-5 of the areas listed below and have some knowledge of the others.
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Design Failure Modes and Effect Analysis (D-FMEA) of complex systems.
  • Laser safety classifications and specifications (IEC 60825-1 etc.).
  • Hardware/software fail-safe mechanisms design.
  • High volume manufacturing of consumer electronics (optical preferred).
  • Expertise in manufacturing statistics/ Monte Carlo.
  • Optical simulation tools such as Matlab, LightTools, etc.
  • Design, setup and conduct complex optical experiments.
  • C++, C#, Mat Lab, JMP or Python programming for equipment control, automated data collection and analysis.
  • Strong training in physics and analytical thinking.


The Depth Hardware group at Apple develops depth-sensing hardware such as the revolutionary True-Depth camera that powers FaceID. This multi-disciplinary group of engineers are responsible for architecture, research, and manufacturing development of these highly complex sensing systems for Apple products. The Depth Hardware team is seeking a Depth Hardware Laser Safety Lead for enabling laser safety for laser based optical modules for depth applications.

Education & Experience

Degree in Physics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering 5+ years of industry experience in development and high volume deployment of electro-optical modules

Additional Requirements