Systems Test Design Lead

Austin, Texas, United States


Role Number:200547691
Home Office: Yes
Our team develops solutions that enable product development, characterization, and calibration/testing that fuel Apple's never- ending pursuit of excellence in customer experience and quality. We are seeking enthusiastic team members with a desire to see their work make an impact in the lives of our customers around the world.


The System Test Design Lead (TDL) champions product calibration and test strategy while balancing tradeoffs between quality / customer experience and operational requirements (assembly/test processes and costs). The TDL integrates with various teams across design, software, and operations on new product definition to enable product characterization and provide optimal test solutions for manufacturing. We are looking for leaders that are able to proactively lead convergence & maturity of the product calibration & test line through all system builds phases; see around corners, identify potential risks, and develop product protection solutions / risk assessments where needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of hardware/software architecture and interoperability of complex systems.
  • Prior experience with integration of one or more of the following technologies: sensing(motion,touch), transducers, imaging, displays, electrical interconnect and protocols (I2C, SPI, UART, USB, etc..).
  • Have an understanding of physics and electronics; is capable of applying creativity, common sense, and technical skills to solve complex problems. Exceptional problem solving ability.
  • Expertise with lab test set-up and equipment (e.g.high-speed oscilloscope, logic analyzer, power supplies, spectrum analyzers). Experience with FMEA and FA processes - root-cause investigations of issues and recommendations for design improvements.
  • Prior technical leadership and/or project management experience with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis methods.
  • Engineering build leadership, ownership for factory cal/test strategy and bringup interfacing with factory teams.
  • Willingness to travel domestic (if required by home location,~3 day trips) and internationally 5-10% of the time in 7-10 day trips.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

  • 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.