Camera Systems Engineer

    • Cupertino, CA


Posted: May 22, 2020

Role Number: 200103445

We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacular new features for custom applications. Apple is meeting those needs as robustly and as creatively as possible and is interested in people who want to help meet that commitment. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. If that sounds like the kind of environment that you find intriguing, then let's talk. These elements come together to make Apple an amazing environment for motivated people to do the greatest work of their lives. You will become part of a team that sets the standard in fostering excellence, creativity and innovation. Will you help us design the next generation of revolutionary Apple products? The Camera Systems Engineering Group is responsible for the systems-level analysis, design and development of new camera features and technologies for performance enhancement. The team is seeking an exceptional systems engineer with broad skills to lead research projects.

Key Qualifications

  • Expertise in Matlab and familiarity with Python
  • Broad knowledge of engineering concepts (device behavior, data analysis, and systems modeling)
  • Experience with signal processing Experience with analog and digital electronics
  • Experience in system level requirements and documentation
  • Experience leading project schedules
  • Familiarity with digital camera and optics technology
  • Familiarity with CMOS image sensors technology
  • Familiarity with firmware and FPGA development
  • Exposure to optical concepts and optical design
  • Great interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate across groups
  • Self-motivated, able to lead projects independently


Perform Systems-Level analysis and modeling of imaging and sensing systems, the design and construction of prototypes to guide systems development and assess user impact, and the definition of system level tests for parametric specifications. You should be highly skilled in several of these areas: - Performing the systems-level analysis and modeling of imaging and sensing systems using Matlab - Defining and documenting systems architecture, requirements, use case analysis, and tests for camera features and technologies - Creating subsystem specifications by analyzing / modeling / characterizing electrical, optical, and optoelectronic components - Defining subsystem and system level tests to characterize and/or guarantee parametric specifications - Designing and performing laboratory experiments, and documenting the results - Using computer control (Matlab, LabView, VEE, etc.) to automate repetitive measurements. - Developing signal processing algorithms and implementing algorithms in hardware - Managing project deliverables and schedules to meet commitments to product development teams - Discovering and tracking external technology development by suppliers, competitors and academicians

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD in a relevant field (EE, ME, CS or Physics) or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • 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.

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