Health Sensing HW - Sensor Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200290697
The Health Sensing team develops ground breaking health sensors that are central to helping our customers live a healthier lifestyle. We are looking for sensor engineers with a desire to innovate in the space of optical sensors and health sensing features. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to tackle challenges involving sensors and algorithms. You will play a key role in developing and quantifying the performance of hardware solutions to enable optical sensing features.

Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience and proven track record in sensing system hardware engineering.
  • Strong background at least two of these areas: optics, physics, digital signal processing, or sensor algorithm.
  • High proficiency in prototyping and scripting (e.g., using Python).
  • Experience in modeling cross-disciplinary sensing systems.
  • Experience with sensor interfacing, signal conditioning and signal-to-noise analysis.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and familiar with statistical analysis.
  • Experience with user testing and proximity sensors is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.


The team you will join is responsible for designing and delivering health features for Apple's wearable devices. We are highly collaborative and partner with a variety of teams across Apple. The responsibilities of this position include the following: - Contribute to the development of sensor architectures, with emphasis on HW and support for algorithms - Engage in sensor technology scoping, prototyping, and development investigations. - Define, author, and publish key specifications and other documentation needed to support the health sensor development process. - Drive cross-functional discussions, including problem solving and requirement drafting across various functions and disciplines. - Collaborate closely with FW and algorithm teams for efficient and effective sensor solutions.

Education & Experience

- MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Optics, Physics, or similar field.

Additional Requirements