iPhone HW Validation Engineer

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200162297
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. As a Hardware Validation Engineer in iPhone system EE team, you will be a leader who is responsible for the planning, executing and tracking of electrical validation from first prototype through launch. Using deep technical knowledge and sharp interpersonal skills, you will operate seamlessly with System EE team in US and lead the CM (Contract Manufacturing) EE team to deliver the highest quality products. You are someone with strong electrical engineering fundamentals, possess solid hands on experience with lab equipment like oscilloscopes, probes, power analyzer, spectrum analyzer, have a good understanding of a series of low speed and high speed buses, passionate about planning, and able to expertly drive a list of critical tasks to closure with multiple engineering teams. In this role, you will have the opportunity to tactfully identify, call out, and mitigate project risks, all while keeping the critical path to complete each validation cycle top of mind.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of working experience in consumer electronics industry
  • Strong electrical/system engineering fundamentals, preferably with experience working on computer, mobile phone or other embedded systems
  • Be very familiar with oscilloscopes and probes, understood the best practices in test setup, signal measurement and the reason behind
  • Experience with I2C, SPI, MIPI, PCIE, DP or similar interfaces, as is experience with DC-DC power electronics
  • Proven interest in both hands on validation and interpersonal communications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Mandarin
  • Quick learning capability in a fast-paced environment
  • Real passion for shipping high volume, high-quality products
  • Systems thinker: experience in developing systems, such as working on PCB design/ test or system integration


- Join the NPI (New Product Introduction) build support team on the ground to get familiar with the hardware - HW validation hands on once being familiar with iPhone hardware - Lead a CM HW validation team on the ground and review their delivery daily - Communicate validation progress/status with US VPM (Validation Program Manager) and Hardware Leads to prioritize project tasks and to identify and mitigate technical risks - Build relationships with multi-functional development teams in the US and China in order to integrate their feedback into the daily validation tasks - Invent and implement creative validation process improvements

Education & Experience

Bachelor/Master Degree in Electronic Engineering

Additional Requirements