Silicon Camera Engineering Program Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200451956
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new insights have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, resourceful people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. Do you want to join us in these pursuits? Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple products! Silicon & semiconductor components enable all the camera systems. To meet the expected performance and enable flawless integration into the Apple architecture, the majority of these components are custom designed and fabricated to our needs. The long lead times means that doing it right the first time is key to success. This holds true for image sensors, drivers, and VCSELs alike. The Apple Camera Team is looking for an Engineering Project Manager (EPM) to support the design, development and integration of imaging sensors and projectors into camera modules for our iPhone, iPad, Mac, and iPod products. In this highly multi-functional role, leveraging your design background, you will oversee the efforts to drive new technologies from technology development to concept - oftentimes aligning with Camera Module Design, SoC, SW, Sensor engineering and procurement teams. This role may also entail driving Apple suppliers to design, manufacture and integrate the world's best imaging sensors and depth technology for Apple's entire product line.

Key Qualifications

  • Analog and/or digital design experience
  • Familiar with IP blocks development and verification requirements
  • Experience with driving feature set for new silicon, and the silicon design process
  • Experience with international OEM/ODM silicon foundry partners
  • Understanding of high volume production and test processes
  • Ability to travel internationally (<10%) to support our sensor and module partners
  • Extraordinary listening, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • A real passion for photography, digital imaging and consumer products
  • One or more of the following:
  • Familiar with CMOS sensors and SoCs
  • Familiar with VCSEL technology
  • Good knowledge of sensor performance metrics, including pixel performance parameters


You will define and drive the development schedule for multiple imaging sensors or projector components and serve as the primary point of contact for Apple with our sensor and projector suppliers. You will be the advocate for the component definition and performance throughout the organization. In addition, you will actively seek out and ensure proper multi-functional input and review of specifications and drive efficient and thorough evaluation of components both internally and at our development partners. You are responsible for delivering components on schedule, facilitating risk management and communicating status and issues to the development team and Apple executives. If you are a structured and focused organizer with the ability to drive a versatile, passionate, experienced multi-functional team and external suppliers, this role is for you. Experience in imaging sensor or depth technology development is a requirement. Experience with project management, camera modules or mobile phone system design is a plus!

Education & Experience

BS + 10 years of relevant experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits