Audio Hardware Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200205024
At Apple, new ideas have a way of quickly becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences. Sound is an essential and compelling facet of the customer experience so Apple has assembled a best-in-class Acoustics Technologies team that enables our customers to experience music with delight, communicate with clarity, and appreciate our products without disturbance from noise. In Apple Acoustics Technologies we work with passionate attention to detail, directly contributing to products that ship to millions of people around the world. If you are ready to join a dynamic and innovative team, then we want to hear from you! Our Audio Electrical Engineering team contributes to defining, designing and integrating high quality audio electronics into all Apple products. We are a diverse team of electrical engineers with a passion for audio and music. Our day-to-day responsibilities involve working with multi-functional teams in solving tough engineering problems.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience as an audio/analog electrical systems engineer
  • Knowledge in silicon design and manufacturing (power supply, audio circuit design, amplifiers)
  • Expertise in prototyping circuits and products in a lab
  • Experience in designing in a fast paced high volume consumer electronics environment


Seeking enthusiastic analog/audio electrical engineers for the Apple Acoustics team. Responsibilities include definition, architecture, design, implementation and integration of the audio subsystem in Apple products. Primary duties include: qualifying best in class audio silicon, system board schematic design and layout, prototype bring up and debugging, production manufacturing and test support, hardware debug, functional and performance verification, SW/FW verification and signal characterization. The applicant must have phenomenal EE fundamentals with a focus on analog and solid fundamentals on digital electronics. The applicant should be familiar with the audio design of portable low-power products, preferably with experience in a consumer electronics environment dealing with high- volume and high-quality products.

Education & Experience

Most of our engineers have advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Acoustics or an equivalent field, but if you’ve followed a different path to expertise in EE, acoustics, vibration, noise control, or sound quality, that’s fine too.

Additional Requirements