Camera Calibration and Test System Engineer

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Role Number:200524713
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Just be ready to dream big! The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Imaging what you could do here. At Apple, creative ideas have a way of becoming wonderful products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. iPhone delights people’s life and creates so many incredible and encouraged moment with its tremendous camera system. Not just the state-of-the-art design defined but also delicate calibration and test been performed in the final assembly. As part of Hardware Test Engineering group, you can have a chance to engage it and make impacts to end-users with the extraordinary instant. Our Camera Station DRI team is responsible for setting infrastructures in factory which brings all Apple design camera to life from the ground. We play the pivotal role to connect design to product and search every steps which can surprise millions of customers by their cameras. We are looking for a candidate being highly motivated and energetic to work with worldwide cross-functional talents to keep delivering market leading imaging experiences. Imaging that for shots you see in Apple store or Apple billboard, you see your dedicate too.


Design, specification, development and deployment of camera calibration and test systems for Apple products. Interaction with camera design, image science, ISP, and fixture design teams on integration of calibration and test metrology to bring up camera hardware components into system products for brilliant user experience. Leadership of setting up camera testing for Apple new product introduction with manufacturing partners and vendors. Limited domestic travel is required for vendor on-site support. In this role you will be responsible for: -Develop and deploy for manufacturing calibration and test strategy/station in NPI cycle. Work with cross functional engineering teams and vendors to design, bring up, validate and optimize testing system (HW/SW/FW) from both technical perspective as well as manufacturing considerations -Cooperate with camera hardware design and cross functional teams to specify and implement test coverages -Conduct HW/SW/FW validation and FA for testing metrology, instruments, and systems by technical benchmarking (ex: Gauge R&R process) -Generate reports for build quantity data analysis, up and down stream correlation, issue triaging, and TILs tracking. Support hardware engineering team on failure analysis and debug devices from the system level down to module and component level -Collaborate with Design/Engineering teams on functional specs for the product and make recommendations to design and test coverage improvement -Lead and drive vendors on build support delivery including HW and SW readiness at quality level -Redefine existing algorithms / pipeline to optimize and balance the engineering asks and manufacturing efficiency for MP test strategy with product quality concern

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in consumer electronic product development & volume manufacturing
  • Experience with hardware testing, calibration and test system bring up, test metrology design and validation.
  • Experience with DFM (design for manufacturing) and DFT (design for test)
  • Experience in image quality, camera performance characterization, camera imaging science (CCM, 3A, SFR/MTF, ISP, hot/dead pixels) and calibration
  • Familiarity with Matlab digital image and signal processing or relative toolbox & Programming skills in Matlab/C/C++/Python
  • Experience with large quantity data analysis and visualization with Matlab/Python/JMP
  • Self-motivated, responsible, good written and verbal interpersonal skills with native fluency in Mandarin- Chinese and proficiency in English
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative, highly cross-functional and fast pace environment

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

Additional Requirements