Health Operations Engineer

San Diego, California, United States


Role Number:200278060
Apple is seeking a Health Studies Operations Engineer to support the design, coordination, execution and monitoring of health studies. This highly dynamic role drives research to inform various health technologies. The ideal candidate can balance big pictures with attention to detail, has clinical expertise, and is comfortable managing projects in fast paced technical environments. Are you passionate about working at the intersection of technology and research? Drive the future health technologies with our team!

Key Qualifications

  • Strong human subjects research background and clear understanding of clinical research lifecycle.
  • Thrives by managing fast paced projects with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dedicated to delivering high-quality results while resolving challenges.
  • Experienced in R&D, with technical skills to troubleshoot hardware and software.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage vendors to deliver results.


Responsibilities include: - Develop enrollment and throughput plans. Manage and communicate project status with cross-functional teams and external vendors. - Drive project scoping with research vendors including quotes, contracts, budget management, and invoicing. Deliver high quality, low cost results. - Identify and resolve risks to schedule and data quality. - Juggle multiple projects across geographic regions throughout the globe. - Initiate, execute, and report status with keen focus on data quality and schedule. - Work closely with protocol designers to define study requirements. Must be comfortable designing studies and detailed research protocols, when needed. - Develop study documents like consent forms, statements of work, and SOPs. - Order, organize, and distribute study supplies to researchers. - Train study personnel on data collection protocol and best practices. - Lead pilot studies and train study personnel on data collection procedures.

Education & Experience

BA/BS or higher in nursing, life sciences, health, or research-related discipline. Advanced degree a plus, but not required. Minimum 3+ years of experience in health research management, health or engineering operations, or relevant medical / clinical experience. 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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