Camera & Depth Architect - Camera Hardware

3+ months agoCupertino, CA


Posted: May 22, 2020

Role Number: 200124096

The camera system architecture team initiates & fosters deep collaboration between all cross functional teams involved in delivering final camera performance and features. This is true for any Apple product, from the hardware level through to the user facing applications. The end goal is to successfully tie in highly optimized camera hardware solutions with state of the art software providing market leading imaging experiences. Apple is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Camera and Depth Architect to drive future camera hardware requirements that meet product vision, including considerations for feature requirements, ISP & silicon capabilities, power budgets, optical & mechanical design requirements and solution cost. The ideal candidate would have the capabilities required to perform detailed system analysis and tradeoff evaluations while pushing boundaries in this wide technology space with the goal of arriving at the most optimal solution.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of mobile camera or depth systems
  • Experience with imaging and/or depth system simulation
  • Experience in documentation of camera system requirements
  • Expertise in system flow down specifications from architecture to components
  • Ability to analyze key performance parameters of different sensor architectures
  • Strong programming in Matlab or Python


Recommend Camera and Depth sensing technologies for specific requirements Analyze key performance parameters of different sensor architectures Model, simulate and validate end-to-end camera and depth systems Contribute to overall depth and camera architecture strategy

Education & Experience

MS or Ph.D in EE, CS, Physics or related technical discipline and 3 years of related experience Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Additional Requirements

Job ID: apple-200124096