iPhone System Reliability Engineer Intern

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200281429
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Just be ready to dream big. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Imaging what you could do here. At Apple, creative ideas have a way of becoming wonderful products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. Do you like to break things? Do you ever wonder what goes into making Apple products an amazing user experience? The engineers on Apple’s innovative reliability team are responsible for insuring that our products exceed our customer’s expectations for robustness, durability, and reliability. We are looking for highly motivated contributors who enjoy working on revolutionary products and seeking to make them better through creation and execution of comprehensive test suites, identification of potential failure modes, and collaboration with design teams to drive product improvements. This particular position is on the iPhone system reliability team. You will be responsible for developing & executing novel test methodologies to validate the robustness of Apple products/sub-assemblies, materials, and supplier technology. In addition, you will lead failure analysis with our world-class technology teams to establish root cause and corrective actions to insure our products continue to surprise and delight our customers for years to come.

Key Qualifications

  • - Extraordinary problem-solving abilities with strong attention to the fine details.
  • - Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills for audiences ranging from
  • - technicians to senior VPs. Our opinions matter.
  • - Ability to multi-task and manage numerous projects at once. At times, completing tests and resolving problems in an unattended manner based on your leadership.
  • - Eagerness to go into unchartered territory and being the team trailblazer.
  • - Dynamic and “can-do” attitude with a passion to deliver groundbreaking
  • - technologies and a breath-taking experience to our customers.
  • - Education and Experience:
  • - Current M.S/PhD Engineering candidates
  • - Electrical/Mechanical/Materials Engineering or Physical Sciences


- Preparing concise and detailed reliability test plans and reports with an emphasis on prioritizing tasks to meet challenging deadlines. - Developing new reliability tests, procedures, and specifications. - Analyzing experimental data to provide in-depth understanding of design - features. - Researching state-of-the-art technology to understand root causes of test failures. - Providing design direction to multi-functional teams to improve product reliability. - Interacting with a diverse and hardworking group of team members to communicate results and provide program direction. - You have a great command of these subjects that will help you waste no time in making an immediate impact: - Developing and performing environmental and mechanical stress tests including shock, drop, and vibration. - Failure analysis techniques such as optical microscopy, x-ray or CT scans, scanning electron microscopy, FTIR spectroscopy, and mass spectrometry. - Fundamental failure analysis methodology to derive a root cause of failure. - Knowledge of industry test standards from JEDEC, ASTM, and IEEE. - Application of Design of Experiments and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. - Electrical/Mechanical/Materials Engineering or Physical Sciences.

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.