Sensor System Architect

Apple   •  

Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 394 days ago

Sensor System Architect

  • Job Number: 113038318
  • Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
  • Posted: Sep. 15, 2017
  • Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Sensor Hardware Division Design, develop, and launch next-generation Sensor Technologies in Apple products. The Sensor Technology team develops sensor solutions and technologies for Apple’s products, including the iPhone, iPad, MacBooks, and more. The key goal of the Sensor Technology team is to enable the world’s best user experience. New challenges arise everyday that require sharp problem-solving skills of talented and smart individuals. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation.

Key Qualifications

  • • M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with 3 to 5 years of industry experience
  • • Solid understanding of EE fundamentals; analog/digital circuits & systems and signal processing • Multi-disciplinary understanding of EE, ME, and Physics principles
  • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and solid teamwork skills
  • • Proficiency in MATLAB, SPICE, or similar simulation, scripting and modeling tools
  • • Experience with sensor technologies is a plus


• Define architecture, perform block-level simulations, and author sensor module specs. • Spearhead proof-of-concept prototypes to assess sensing technology feasibility and suitability. • Perform design, analysis, characterization, and validation. • Develop and maintain comprehensive and cross-functional sensor system models. • Work closely with IC designers (analog/digital) to implement designed features that meet system requirements • Work closely with mechanical engineering teams to optimize material and mechanical design trade-offs. • Work closely with firmware teams to assist in developing advanced algorithms to ensure module performance. • Regularly author technical communications for executive and cross-functional briefings. • Diagnose engineering issues using the scientific method while working in close collaboration with cross- functional team members in order to identify root causes.