Test Design Lead

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Role Number:200555514
Apple’s System Test Design Lead (TDL) is a terrific position for someone passionate about and willing to lead exciting projects. Our organization plays a key role in keeping up the product standards at Apple and making sure that our customers are surprised and delighted with the experience of the products that they use. Employees of this organization enjoy having a chance to lead the design of a complete and custom system that is instrumental to the quality of those products. We are looking for a natural leader who can drive the development of our instrumentation in parallel to that of the product; someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You will have a deep understanding of software and hardware fundamentals and a background in the design of complex systems. You will apply your excellent communication skills and passion to lead multi-functional teams to develop ground-breaking products. Your contributions will make a pronounced difference to future products that we take great pride in. Imagine what you could do here! At Apple, phenomenal ideas have a way of becoming outstanding products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.


- Working closely with the development teams, early in the product development lifecycle, to define functional and performance tests. Be the key person concerning calibration, test stations and diagnostics to ensure the product performs at the highest level - Responsible for leading all the ongoing factory tests being conducted in the Mobile Group, for new product introduction from prototype to mass production. - Responsible for the development of test procedures, test plans and test reports. Developing/executing project plans. - Specifying/implementing test process control and data collection, detailing all the ongoing tests. - Be the key liaison between our organization and our Contract Manufacturers - Interact with internal groups at Apple to ensure that tests are being performed adequately and on time. - Responsible for communicating to executives, upper management and technical staff on the progress of our product development and calibration/ test maturity. - This position requires ability to deal with dynamic and fast-paced environment requiring decision-making with ambiguous information.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or MS EE/ME/SW/Physical Sciences
  • Proven experience as a design or design validation engineer or relevant engineering experience and background
  • Excellent understanding of HW/SW architecture and interoperability of a complex systems. Fundamental EE knowledge is a requirement
  • Experience leading technical project. Experience with technologies and tests involved in mobile devices is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of data analysis and statistics
  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills including effective executive presentation
  • Dynamic and “can do” attitude lead product manager with the dream to work with a great team and product

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with one or more of the following technologies: Acoustics, Display, Touch, Imaging Sensors, Motion Sensors, Automation control, PCB (e.g SoC, Memory), Power or Battery
  • Up to 20% business travel annually

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements