Color Imaging Scientist

    • Cupertino, CA


Posted: Sep 17, 2019

Role Number: 200103444

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming outstanding products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Camera Systems Engineering group is responsible for the simulation, calibration and analysis of camera modules. Our calibration procedures guarantee excellent performance by compensating for manufacturing variations. The team is seeking an extraordinary color scientist or measurement engineer to develop the models, apparatus, and methods necessary to implement the next generation of camera color calibration technology.

Key Qualifications

  • Expertise in color science, including color measurement, analysis and perceptual interpretation
  • Familiarity with spectrometers, monochrometers and design of prototypes for test systems
  • Proficiency in Matlab
  • Familiarity with Python and C/C++ programming knowledge highly valued


Be responsible for color measurement and interpretation Perform system level analysis and simulation of physical phenomena related to camera systems Develop algorithms, procedures and test systems Conduct accuracy analysis from factory reports Automate measurement procedures using Matlab and Python Monitor the build data to ensure calibration process is functioning as expected across Module Integrators (MIs) Calibrate spectrometers across camera Module Integrators Responsible for specification of spectrometers for calibration light source correction Develop spectrometer calibration & traceability methods Develop compact representations of color shading Specify spectral calibration of camera modules, as the differentiator next-generation technology in this field Key component specification, including LEDs and diffusers

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD in a relevant field (Color Science, EE, CS, Physics, Optical Engineering)

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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