Display Technology Architect

Cupertino, California, United States


Role Number:200537632
The Display Hardware Technology Engineering organization is looking for a cross-functional display technology architect to bring to life new display features that will surprise and delight Apple customers. You will use your system design expertise to analyze, architect, and implement complex next-generation display technologies that have direct and highly visible customer impact. In this interdisciplinary and highly technical role, you will be collaborating with EE, software, firmware, system and silicon teams to architect and build solutions that span these domains. You will also engage with internal customer experience partners and the Pro Workflow team to better understand and serve customer requirements with your designs. Join us in building solutions to the most challenging customer problems in a way only Apple could do.


- Leads development of complex display features and subsystems spanning hardware, pixel pipeline, firmware, and software from concept through delivery - Define HW/FW/SW system architectures including interfaces and interactions, silicon definition, integration with other subsystems, display timing, communication flows, and programmables - Develops and authors high-quality and thorough engineering requirements and specifications for cross-functional teams - Performs detailed engineering analysis and design in interdisciplinary teams to bridge the gap between theory and implementation - Conceptualizes, investigates, and drives new display technologies and features through independent research, prototyping, modeling, and demos - Supports design implementations and prototypes at the hardware, firmware, and software levels as well as in the factory - Defines performance metrics and requirements considering power, performance, human perception, and customer experience requirements - Envisions novel ideas, concepts, and applications that will propel our displays to new levels of quality and performance - Has a passion for applying their unique technical skills to improving the experience of Apple customers

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Strong computer and software engineering fundamentals, and excellent mathematical and analytical skills
  • Prior complex system design including electrical hardware, firmware, and software components
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to ‘speak the languages’ of hardware, software, firmware, and the customer
  • Expertise in firmware or software development
  • Prior experience in advanced system modeling
  • Prior knowledge of display and touch hardware design, particularly with OLED, is preferred
  • Excellent written skills for developing specifications, proposing and presenting solutions, and reporting data in a clear and concise way
  • A passion for delivering world-class display features to our customers

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS and a minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.