Mechanical Design Lead, Hardware Systems for Machine Learning

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200140461
Lead the Mechanical Design and Development for next-generation Camera and Sensing Technologies Design, prototype, and develop Machine Learning Data Collection system hardware for next-generation Technologies in Apple products.! The Camera and Sensing Technology team develops cutting-edge Camera and Sensing solutions and technologies that are central to Apple’s products, including the iPhone, iPad, watch, MacBook, and more. The key goal of the Camera and Sensing Technology team is to enable the world’s best user-experience. New challenges arise everyday that require the sharp problem-solving skills of hardworking and smart individuals. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation

Key Qualifications

  • Strong background and experience in mechanical design, 3D modeling, prototyping, development and project leadership.
  • Experience with small scale manufacturing.
  • Scientific method, experimental process, root cause analysis, tolerance analysis.
  • Excellent critical analysis, and logic/reasoning skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and people skills; ability to interact with management team members and external vendors.
  • Experience with applied knowledge in flex circuits, printed circuit boards, material science, basic physics and basic chemistry.
  • Experience with camera, and sensor technologies.
  • Experience and expertise with hands-on prototyping tools.


- Drive end to end development of mechanical architecture and design for the electro-mechanical systems. These systems will enable machine learning team to collect data using new technologies developed by camera and sensing team. - Brainstorm, design and implement mechanical infrastructure for characterization and validation of camera and sensor technologies to enable technology development. - Generate innovative ideas with cross-functional teams to enable early technology development. - Go-to-person for production/manufacturability best practices and guidelines. - Mentor junior engineers on ME design Apple practices & processes - Participate in design brainstorm and design reviews. - Responsible for ME tasks related to functional prototype fabrication, assembly, bring up, debug, and testing. - Responsible for mechanical design using 3D CAD, failure analysis and problem solving. - Responsible for driving contract manufacturers for part manufacturing and assembly.

Education & Experience

MSME with minimum 10 years of electro-mechanical industry experience.

Additional Requirements