Interconnect Engineer - SPG

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200327805
The Electrical Interconnect team in SPG is responsible of wire harness manufacturing. You will play a key role in specifying, characterizing and validating interconnects. You will specify interfaces for various custom Apple systems and drive decisions in selecting and qualifying connectors. Systems cover wide range of interfaces including but not limited to high voltage, low voltage, high speed (multi gigabit)

Key Qualifications

  • Candidate should have strong theoretical knowledge in the area of connectors and cable assemblies.
  • Prior experience in performing testing to meet industry standards like USCAR, ISO, LV214, MIL-Spec etc.,
  • Experience with high voltage interconnects and high voltage testing techniques.
  • Ability to read and understand connector data sheet and identifying qualification plan to meet requirements beyond vendor specifications.
  • Ability to drive cross-functional discussions and make key decisions regarding connectors and cables.


You will be responsible for identifying and selecting connectors based on internal requirements - EE, Mechanical, Reliability etc., • Understand SI concepts and experience with high speed (multi gigabit) connectors and cables is a plus - Thunderbolt, USB3, etc. • Experience with connector qualification and USCAR validation is a plus. • Experience in setting up EE, ME, REL tests and analyze reports and present data to cross-functional teams. • Extensive knowledge using lab instruments and measurements including power supplies, multimeters, batteries, power meters, E-load, reliability benches, temperature and humidity chambers etc., • up to 10% travel required

Education & Experience

• MSEE or BSEE with 2-3 years of experience in electrical interconnects. • 2-3 years in interconnect validation.

Additional Requirements

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