Display Optical Engineer

San Diego, California, United States


Role Number:200395667
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, phenomenal ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. Apple is searching for a candidate on the optical simulation, design, and validation of the next generation Apple displays, as well as future display technology development.

Key Qualifications

  • 1-2 expertise subsets of the following fields are required: optics, physics, optical components (lens, film, thin film coating etc), image processing, machine learning, computer science.
  • A broad engineering background encompassing display technologies, optical simulation (LightTools, Speos etc), electric engineering is desired.
  • Proficiency of using programing languages (MATLAB, Python etc) and statistic tools (JMP etc) to tackle practical engineering problems.
  • Hands-on experience in high volume mass production consumer electronics, display related system strongly preferred.
  • Experience in working closely with cross-functional teams, as well as with overseas suppliers, is desired.
  • Strong analytical & critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Concise & effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills in
  • English & people skills.
  • Able to travel oversea.


Key responsibilities: • Display module optical design and preliminary specifications with justifications • Characterize prototypes and perform big data analysis on manufacturing build units • Develop advanced metrics to quantify image quality with corresponding specifications • Drive failure analysis on display optical issues and develop corresponding mitigations • Develop optical component technologies for future display implementation

Education & Experience

This position typically requires BS/MS/Ph.D degree in physics, optics, or related fields with minimum 1-3 years of experience.

Additional Requirements