Acoustics Engineer

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200516518
At Apple, new ideas have a way of quickly becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences. Sound is an essential and compelling facet of the customer experience so Apple has assembled a world-class Acoustics team that enables our customers to experience music with delight, communicate with clarity, and appreciate our products without disturbance from noise. In Apple Acoustics we work with obsessive attention to detail, directly contributing to products that ship to millions of people around the world. The Audio Products team is responsible for the acoustic design and overall audio quality of the EarPod and AirPod product lines. We are motivated to share our love of audio so that anyone can be moved by sound the way that we are. We are an international team with diverse expertise including acoustic design, signal processing, critical listening and design for manufacturing. We work closely with cross-functional teams to solve complex engineering and manufacturing challenges during all phases of development. We are searching for an acoustic engineer to join our China engineering team to help bring our products to the next level.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent acoustic architecture knowledge of headphone and speaker systems
  • Experienced professional with history of working with contract manufacturers
  • Skilled in acoustic test equipment setup and data acquisition test sequence writing
  • Experience in audio test script develop (Matlab, Python etc)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and data analysis skills
  • Proficient in English and Mandarin


Responsibilities include: System design review and system assembly process review Close interaction with US counterparts and cross-functional teams to support development builds at contract manufacturers Develop acoustic test equipment and implement test across development builds Setup acoustic test equipment and write scripts to improve test efficiency Validate acoustic hardware and firmware during product development builds

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Acoustics, Electrical Engineering or related field

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.