Calibration and Instrumentation Engineer - Camera & Depth Systems

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Hardware

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200114602
The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry- leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Are you up for the challenge? The Hardware Test Engineering (HWTE) team is looking for a system design engineer who is responsible for the design and deployment of systems, which carry out calibration and performance validation of various camera and depth systems. You will be responsible for the full spectrum of the lifecycle of the test system - from prototyping to deployment at mass production. You will work closely with the Camera Design group to define calibration and test procedures, and design high precision instrumentation & systems to be able to perform this efficiently in a factory environment.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong programming skills in one or more of the following: C/C++/Objective-C Experience in one or more source control systems like Git/SVN
  • Experience in product design of an electronic system and/or knowledge of camera systems
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative, highly cross-functional and fast pace environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • ** Preferred Experience**
  • MS in CE/EE/Imaging/Physics/Optics/Color Science
  • 3+ years of professional experience with at least 2 years in Camera or Imaging Industry
  • Experience with Matlab and image processing algorithms
  • Experience with plotting, processing and mining data in Matlab/Perl/Ruby/ Python
  • Experience with Xcode
  • High volume consumer electronics calibration, testing and manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge in one or many of embedded systems, hardware automation and motion control

Description

Develop state of the art measurement systems for Apple. Introduce cutting edge technology to people around the world to make their life better Touch every aspect of a system, including HW design, SW development, vendor engagement, algorithm optimization, data mining and factory deployment Work collaboratively with a creative and diverse team of experienced engineers from all disciplines including Systems Hardware, Product Design, Reliability, Software and Operations Design, specification, development and deployment of camera calibration and test systems for Apple products. These equipment calibrate and verify performance for use during Apple new product introduction (NPI). Responsibilities include: * * * * * * * Develop state of the art measurement systems for Apple. Introduce cutting edge technology to people around the world to make their life better Touch every aspect of a system, including HW design, SW development, vendor engagement, algorithm optimization, data mining and factory deployment Work collaboratively with a creative and diverse team of experienced engineers from all disciplines including Systems Hardware, Product Design, Reliability, Software and Operations Design, develop, optimize, review and debug software in C/C++/Objective-C used in interacting with embedded systems Specify and acquire instruments, components and tools for use in a NPI environment Cooperate with cross functional teams to specify and implement test coverage Run simulations or experiments to make data driven decisions and presenting results to senior management Deploy calibration and performance verification stations throughout the NPI cycle Generate reports that analyze large amounts of NPI camera and depth performance data Debug devices from the system level down to the component level Work with sensor equipment vendors to design the perfect equipment from scratch for calibrating and verifying the performance of Apple products

Education & Experience

BS in CE/EE/Imaging/Physics/Optics/Color Science

Additional Requirements

  • Up to 20% international travel