Audio Hardware Electrical Engineer

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200297474
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, so Apple has assembled a best-in-class Acoustics Technologies team that enables our customers to experience music with delight, communicate with clarity, and appreciate our products without disturbance from noise. In Apple Acoustics Technologies we work with passionate attention to detail, directly contributing to products that ship to millions of people around the world. If you are ready to join a dynamic and innovative team, then we want to hear from you! Our China Acoustics team plays a key role in implementing the extraordinary acoustic/audio designs in Apple products by working closely with the US teams. Electrical engineering roles in the team involve integrating high quality audio electronics into all Apple products. The global team is a diverse group of electrical engineers with a passion for audio and music. The team’s day-to-day responsibilities involve working with multi-functional teams in solving tough engineering problems. In this role you will be responsible for optimizing and executing the audio electronics designs/solutions in our manufacturing sites.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as an audio/analog electrical engineer
  • Knowledge in silicon design and manufacturing, power converters, power amplifiers, microcontrollers, microphones, speakers, audio circuit design
  • Expertise in using state-of-the-art equipment like Audio Precision, precision oscilloscopes
  • Expertise in prototyping circuits and products in a lab and proficiency in soldering components (eg. rework with 0201 components and WCSP ICs)
  • Domestic travel to support engineering activities (required, approximately 30% or more)
  • Proficiency in failure analysis (both hands-on and analyzing data)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written (English and Mandarin)


- Seeking enthusiastic hands-on analog/audio electrical engineers for the Apple China Acoustics team. Responsibilities include bring up and manufacturing support of the audio subsystem in Apple products. - Primary duties include: prototype bring up and debugging, production manufacturing and test support, hardware debug, functional and performance verification, SW/FW verification and signal characterization. - The applicant must have phenomenal EE fundamentals with a focus on analog with solid fundamentals on digital electronics. The applicant should be familiar with the audio design of portable low-power/mid-power products, preferably with experience designing consumer electronics and dealing with high- volume and high-quality products.

Education & Experience

Most of our engineers have advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering, Acoustics or an equivalent field, but if you’ve followed a different path to expertise in audio EE and acoustics, we still want to hear from you.

Additional Requirements