Home Hardware Design Engineer

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Role Number:200239498
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. The Apple Home team is looking for self-driven, passionate Electrical Engineers to develop innovative high-tech products from architecture, design, validation, all the way to manufacturing support. Our products are state of the art in every way: user experience, feature definition, hardware and software integration, connectivity, sensing, power consumption, fabrication, reliability, manufacturing scale, and design. With tremendous amount of learning and growing opportunities, you will play a meaningful system integration role in the development of Apple Home products. You will collaborate with the California-based design teams in the process. The position is based in the Shanghai area with exciting office and engineering lab setups. We have Shenzhen office and lab for your option as well. There are some travels to factory to support engineering builds, you will have opportunities for international travel as well to work side by side with world-class engineers in Apple California.

Key Qualifications

  • Solid EE fundamentals
  • Clear English communication for global teamwork
  • Hands-on experience in prototype design, bring-up, debugging, functional verification and validations
  • Hands on lab equipment experiences including oscilloscopes, DMM’s, power supplies, e-loads, etc.


- You will develop understanding for an Apple-designed product through architecture block diagrams, schematics, datasheets, as well as interactions with the global design teams - You will be responsible for circuit or sub-system design, including architecture, early derivation / simulation analysis, component selection, schematic capture, PCB placement, layout, bring-up, and validation - You will interact with California design teams frequently; work closely with other teams in Greater China areas as well - You will interact with our contract manufacturers’ EE teams, driving them to a high level of quality

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas will be a plus:
  • - Designing high volume consumer products from beginning to end
  • - Hands-on skills in circuit level simulation analysis
  • - Programming / scripting skills
  • - SOC integration, camera integration, display integration, DC-DC, analog design, audio system design, high speed design, Bluetooth, WiFi and other RF hardware, video electronics design, sensor integration, etc.