System Hardware Design Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200142812
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Every single day, people do amazing things at Apple. Do you want to impact millions of users by developing an extraordinary product with a prime focus on performance and quality of the product? You will become part of a hands-on development team that furthers engineering perfection, creativity and innovation. Energetic people and innovative technologies are the norm here. We want you to join our team if you are a resourceful engineer with the desire to develop solutions that do not yet exist. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. You will engage in a collaborative, fast-paced environment to integrate new technologies into Apple’s products. Join us in developing solutions the world doesn’t know of yet. You will join a hands-on development team that fosters engineering excellence, creativity and innovation. This is a system hardware design integration position that empowers you to engage with cross and multi-functional groups to continually question the limitations of technology implemented in wearable products. Will you help us design the next generation of Apple Watch? Come join us in developing solutions the world doesn't know of yet.

Key Qualifications

  • Hands-on prototype bring-up, debugging, and functional verification is preferred, but we encourage you to apply with any level of experience.
  • Excellence in the following areas: system integration, embedded system design, various communication protocols (especially PCIe, USB, SPI, I2C and UART). We solve problems related to sensor and module product integration, signal integrity, RF coexistence, and EMC.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: sensor design, low power mobile design, battery technology, high density PCB design techniques, and general consumer electronics product design


We utilize schematic capture, PCB layout design, prototype bring up and debugging, functional verification, signal characterization, hardware bug tracking, and working with and leading suppliers and manufacturing partners to build the future of wearable technologies. You will demonstrate creativity in problem solving, ability to think dynamically and outside of standard convention, and adapt quickly to new technical areas. We promote innovation and new technology to further improve Apple's hardware performance and user experience.

Education & Experience

A Bachelor's or Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Your responsibilities will include some international travel. It's one of the most exciting aspects of the job.