Camera/Sensing Subsystem Functional Safety Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200369520
The Camera Hardware team develops cutting edge camera solutions and technologies for Apple’s products, including the iPhone, iPad, MacBooks, and more. The key goal of the team is to enable the world’s best camera experience for our customers. New challenges arise everyday that require the sharp problem-solving skills of talented and smart individuals. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation In this role, the candidate will drive end to end compliance of safety critical camera/sensing subsystems including the analysis of functional safety requirements, design, verification/validation and integration into product

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in EE system design
  • In depth understanding of safety of EE systems. Prior experience in managing or supporting functional safety/ISO 26262
  • Prior experience in safety related digital and/or analog and/or mixed signal design/silicon design, verification or validation
  • Ability to negotiate trade-offs among cross functional teams
  • Prior experience in fault management is a plus
  • Prior experience in system/subsystem modeling/model based system engineering is a plus (such as SysML/Matlab/System C)
  • Strong commitment to going above and beyond to get the work done at the highest quality
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills


Core responsibility is to architect, design and develop functional safety mechanisms for camera/sensing subsystem used in safety critical application. When applicable, model camera/sensing subsystem behavior for deeper understanding Methodically derive safety requirements for safety critical camera/sensing subsystems. Apply state of the art Functional Safety principals Work with cross functional teams to communicate the safety requirements, explain rationale and get the requirements signed off Work with cross functional teams and/or external vendors to design as per requirement. Ensure compliance at different stages of product development Use different analysis tools available, such as FMEA, FMEDA, DFMEA, TFMEA etc to analyze compliance and residual risk Support camera/sensing subsystem integration into safety critical devices Work with cross functional teams to drive final safety assessment report to completion

Education & Experience

Preferred MS, or Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Additional Requirements

  • Travel may be required
  • Also can be based in: San Diego, California