HID Sensor Algorithm Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200220499
Join the engineering team creating next-generation touch interfaces for iPad, Pencil, iPhone, Watch and more. We are an eclectic group with backgrounds in signal processing, computer science, estimation algorithms, human factors, and beyond. We thrive on inventing new ways of interacting with Apple products and shipping amazing products every year. We are looking for a Signal Processing, Image Processing and Machine Learning Engineer. In this role, you will be working on innovative projects and features from start to finish and will be part of a team shipping products to millions of users every year.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong academic background and industry experience in Signal Processing, Image Processing and Machine Learning
  • Strong theoretical knowledge of fundamental Signal Processing, Image processing, Array Processing techniques along with data driven techniques for Feature Extraction, Regression, Classification/detection, Clustering, etc.
  • Experience in developing algorithms.
  • Experience in cross-functional interactions with hardware and firmware teams.
  • Strong programming skills in C++ and Python.
  • Strong ability to analyze both block level and end to end performance.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills.


This is a key position where we operate at a focal point for HW/SW/UI integration. Your work and challenges will be dynamic and you will get to collaborate with skilled, diverse people across the company. Starting from early in the product lifecycle, your core responsibilities will include: - Investigating new technologies, prototyping concepts, coding and bringing up demos, and evaluating user impact. - Engaging other teams, brainstorming, and driving discussions to set direction for features and products. - Innovating/designing new algorithms, implementing and integrating in embedded or resource constrained systems. - Iterating with Human Factors and QA teams to polish your algorithms into robust and reliable features ready to ship to our customers.

Education & Experience

MS in CS/CE/EECS/Math; PhD is preferred. Apple’s most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products. Apple benefits programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace.

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