Camera Systems Engineer & Architect

3+ months agoCupertino, CA


Posted: Dec 1, 2021

Role Number: 200172744

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 to work cross functionally and 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

  • Interest in photography and pushing boundaries of advance camera technologies
  • Strong leadership with a successful track record of delivering and driving features; ability to run effective meetings
  • Strong understanding of depth systems, computer vision, computational photography, and image processing
  • Experience in algorithm development; especially in multi-camera calibration, photogrammetry, visual inertial odometry, and stereo
  • Experience in defining camera system specifications for computer vision algorithms
  • Expertise in mobile phone system flow from algorithm to component level
  • Ability to analyze key performance parameters of different sensor and lens architecture
  • Strong communication and presentation skills


System engineering: - Lead and guide analysis and discussions for system specifications and requirements Architecture: - Lead and guide analysis and discussions for future hardware Analyze data and coherently present them to persuade, guide, and discuss Contribute to overall depth and camera architecture strategy

Education & Experience

MS or PhD in EE, CS, Physics or related technical discipline and 3 years of related experience

Additional Requirements

Job ID: apple-200172744