Audio Calibration & Instrumentation Development Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Santa Clara, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Audio Calibration & Instrumentation Development Engineer

  • Job Number: 86001124
  • Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
  • Posted: Sep. 20, 2017
  • Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that has revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires 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. Are you up for the challenge? Apple’s Measurement R&D group is recruiting instrumentation engineers that that are strong programmers, have a deep technical understanding of key technologies with strong communication and technical leadership skills. You will brainstorm, invent, design and develop novel metrology equipment used to calibrate and test Apple’s new groundbreaking technology and products. Your design work will range from lab scale systems — deeply understanding technology/product to develop automated mass-production measurement tools, where balancing engineering tradeoffs between accuracy, precision, costs, lead-time and throughput is critical. With great diversity of the problem space, you will rely on your engineering background to architect the optimal solution for the problem at hand, leaning on the fundamentals of the technology. You will work collaboratively with a creative and diverse team of experienced engineers from all disciplines including mechanical system design, core technology, product design and operations teams developing state-of-the-art measurement systems for Apple.

Key Qualifications

  • • MS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Acoustics
  • • 5+ years of professional experience
  • • Experience programming in MATLAB or Python
  • • Experience developing novel audio test and measurement methodologies
  • Preferred Skills
  • • PhD and 3+ years of professional experience
  • • High volume consumer electronics manufacturing experience
  • • Experience designing scalable instrumentation and HW/SW automation • Experience working with contract manufacturers (CM)
  • • Mac OS X experience
  • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


• Define lab characterization, calibration and test systems • Develop new audio measurement methodologies, techniques and hardware • Understand and guide the company on new Apple technology and how we will calibrate and test it • Estimated travel of up to 15% international travel


BS in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Additional Requirements

Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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