Power System Design and Integration Engineer (HWEE)
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. We believe the future is powered by Wireless! The mission of the Wireless Power Technology team - Create the world’s best Wireless Charging user- experience by inventing state-of-the-art technologies. We develop effortless and safe Wireless Charging designs that are central to Apple’s products - the iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods! New challenges arise every day that require the sharp problem-solving skills of individuals. Are you in for the challenges? We are looking for a power design engineer that leads the integration of the inductive technology into products in the partnership with multiple discipline teams including but not limited to architecture, FW, system EE, silicon, noise and vibration, safety, thermal, reliability, operations , regulatory teams and more.
- Solid EE fundamentals in both analog and digital design and comfortable with tackling new challenges with the critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Circuit level simulation experience in EE simulation platforms like Cadence/ADS/LTspice etc.
- Familiar with various communication protocols (USB, SPMI, SPI, I2C and UART) and low power embedded systems, e.g. ARM Core Processors
- Experience working with cross functional FW partners. Direct coding experience and algorithm design experience is a plus
- Proficient in modeling, data collection, data analysis, and statistical analysis tools (e.g. Python, JMPm Matlab).
- Experience in high volume products from concept to end, and working with contract manufacturers
- Team player, great communication skills and ability to lead multiple-discipline team to make the design tradeoff based the information available in a timely manner
- Knowledge and experience in Power electronics and direct wireless charging is preferred
- 4+ years of hands-on experience and proven track record in system definition, integration, architecture, prototyping and validation preferred
You will be developing and designing wireless power systems. You will be expected to meet a high standard for analysis, and manufacturing discipline, and work with cross functional teams to pass all specifications and requirements necessary to ship a product. - Write requirements, specifications, and test plans for both hardware and FW - Define factory tests, test limits, and work with factory and peers to perform failure analysis and corrective actions - Guide the team in the development of necessary algorithms, state-transition diagrams/flowcharts and analysis for each regime of operation - Experience with high volume mass production is a plus - Up to 20% travel required
Education & Experience
- Bachelors in relevant EE field, Masters/PhD preferred - Relevant industry work experience preferred