Human Factors Engineer

Cupertino, California, United States


Role Number:200549441
Apple is looking for an expert human factors engineer who could initiate, plan, and lead investigational studies for the Spatial Computing space. As a member of a team that leads human factors studies for sensor based interaction technologies, you will have an opportunity to work on AR/VR space including Persona and multi-modal interaction experience. As a senior human factors engineer, you will work with product development teams to design and own an investigation to inform success criteria for sensor-based tracking features underlying Persona and Spatial Computing interaction. Ideal candidates have 3+ years of proven experience influencing the productization of technology.


We identify human factors risk and propose vital human factors research at all phases of product/technology development. We work closely with engineers and designers to understand design and interaction challenges. We collaborate multi-functionally to identify the study goals and to develop a study plan for the goal. We influence cross-functional engineering teams by delivering results that could drive a decision. We Identify critical attributes for data collection and conduct statistical (qualitative and quantitative) data analysis to formulate insights. Visualize data and findings to deliver results and recommendations to collaborators.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Proficiency in the diverse toolkit of experience assessment for virtual human, avatar, and telepresence and ability to select, scale, and adapt your research plan to achieve a goal effectively
  • Ability to identify research goals based on ambiguous problem statements
  • Experience in prototyping study tools to verify research hypotheses
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis and data visualization
  • A validated ability to present research findings and recommendations to all levels of partners, including executive management
  • An ability to rapidly acquire familiarity with emergent technologies and software algorithms
  • Experience with Motion Capture, Multi-Sensory Interactions, or Biomechanics is helpful

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS and a minimum of 3 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.