Panel Optical Engineer

San Diego, California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200353776
Looking to push the boundary of OLED display technologies? Interested in joining the Apple Hardware team? Apple is looking for a Panel Optical Engineer to own the development of new display technologies that will be used in award-winning Apple products. This individual will serve as a key point-person to enable innovative concepts and architectures for better display optical performance.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of wave-optics fundamentals and simulation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proactive attitude and team-working spirit. Leadership/project management experience is a plus
  • Preference for experience with OLED optical studies and optimizations. In-depth understanding of OLED display technology and related optical/device performance trade-offs, including optical design, display contrast, viewing angle performance, color and white point management, visual performance and artifacts, and related characterization metrics


- Investigate sophisticated display technologies. Innovate new OLED designs to realize Apple’s vision for future products. Analyze the trade-offs between design, process, optical performance, and implementation feasibility - Analyze large quantity data on OLED key performance metrics with timely feedback to critical design decisions - Conduct in-depth failure analysis to identify key parameters and propose mitigations or solutions - Collaborate with multi-functional team on the display architecture, prototyping system integration, and testing

Education & Experience

- Normally requires Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Physics, Optics, Material Science, EE, or similar, plus a minimum 3 years experience

Additional Requirements