Acoustic Engineer

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200124054
At Apple, new ideas have a way of quickly becoming extraordinary products, services and customer experiences. Sound is an essential and compelling facet of the customer experience - Apple has assembled a world-class Acoustics team that enables our customers to experience music with delight, communicate with clarity and appreciate our products without disturbance from noise. In Apple Acoustics we work with obsessive attention to detail, directly contributing to products that ship to millions of people around the world. Our iPhone Acoustics Integration team has comprehensive overall acoustics ownership of the full system acoustics performance all the way from concept phase to mass production. This requires continuous multi-functional collaboration with a wide variety of teams ranging from transducer design and audio tunings to system hardware, software, mechanics, quality and reliability. The iPhone Integration team is looking for someone who enjoys collaboration with high initiative and wants to make a phenomenal engineering contribution to enable industry-leading electronic devices.

Key Qualifications

  • A proven technical background (5+ years) in an acoustics engineering role, ideally producing high-volume portable electronic devices
  • Knowledge in audio signal processing
  • Knowledge in speaker and microphone design and test
  • Proficiency in signal processing and data analysis (e.g. MATLAB)
  • Understanding of acoustic and structural resonance and vibration
  • Proven success in the areas of design, manufacturing and failure analysis of audio systems
  • Experience with mass production and/or shipping consumer products
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Skilled in acoustic test equipment setup and data acquisition test sequence writing
  • Proficient in English and Mandarin


- Phone acoustic hardware integration design review and assembly process review - Validate acoustic design and lead the failure analysis corrective actions during development build - Map out test strategy and setup test station for acoustic hardware - Close interaction with US counterparts and cross-functional teams to support development builds at contract manufacturers - Travel request (Approximately 30%)

Education & Experience

- BS/MS or equivalent, preferably specializing in acoustics

Additional Requirements