Sr. iPhone Hardware System Design Electrical Engineer

San Diego, California, United States


Role Number:200367356
Do you have a feeling of deep happiness when a design decision that YOU were responsible for is showcased in a newly released product ? Do you just beam at the thought of “I made that!” ? Would you like to have that same feeling again, and again? The iPhone team is looking for expert Hardware Design Engineers who are motivated by the chance to define design decisions, often difficult ones, that will benefit millions of iPhone users worldwide. Using your skills in Electrical Engineering as well as your board and system level knowledge, you can make a difference in so many lives! Our team is collaborative, creative and passionate about what we do and the products we make. We want to hear from you!


This is an outstanding hardware design position that starts at product concept and continues all the way through to mass production. You will be at the center of iPhone product development with a critical impact on overall design. Lead designs that continually push the boundaries of technology and ultimately improve the iPhone user experience. Design and integration of custom hardware into constrained systems. Work daily with multi-functional technology teams in a fast-paced environment. There will be opportunities for international travel.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years strong electrical engineering fundamentals including analog and high speed digital design
  • Broad experience across different applications and technologies
  • Exposure to solving unwanted coupling and interference between subsystems
  • Design of sophisticated system architectures
  • Ability to analyze solutions and make system design trade-offs
  • Strong desire to dive deep into system level issues and drive problems to closure in a team-based environment with a proactive attitude
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Experience in many of the following areas:
  • -- Proven record of leading multifaceted multi-functional teams
  • -- Familiarity with the challenges of taking a product from early architecture through to production
  • -- Hands on experience with lab test equipment to debug difficult/intermittent hardware issues
  • -- Schematic capture and rigid/flexible PCB layout
  • -- Fundamentals of Signal and Power Integrity
  • -- Low voltage power regulation and delivery
  • -- Prototype design and validation with custom silicon
  • -- Use of scripting languages to assist with hw development

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent required; MS preferred

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

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