Hardware Engineer, Camera - SPG
- Cupertino, CA
Posted: Jul 11, 2020
Role Number: 200180648
The Special Project Group at Apple is currently seeking an extraordinary hardware engineer with testing and analysis skills to be responsible for the testing, analysis, and validation of machine vision and depth cameras for autonomous systems. Does working on autonomous technology excite you? If you're passionate about the user experience, want to work in a group that works on early stage hardware, have the opportunity to shape it, and enjoy crafting robust, scalable, and maintainable solutions, we may be the team for you. You will join the team that owns all aspects of camera technology development including research, design, test, qualification, and deployment on autonomous systems. Camera Engineers work with a cross-functional team of platform hardware and software engineers as well as outside suppliers to actualize designs and bring them into production.
- Strong understanding of camera fundamentals, and image quality specifications, e.g. MTF, SFR, Flare, etc.
- Working experience with image testing environment and tools.
- Experience with scripting languages, e.g. Python, MATLAB
- Understanding of image signal processing (ISP) pipelines, camera calibration and image quality tuning.
- Familiar with dept sensing technology, depth and image sensor performance metrics, and integration into camera systems.
- Define, implement, and execute tests that cover all system specifications. - Define, implement, and execute characterization and verification plans, develop quantitative metrics to evaluate performance and impairments, and specify lab setups and real-world environments for validation scenarios. - Provide rigorous and comprehensive evaluation and analysis of sensor hardware and software that goes beyond simple sensor design verification. - Work closely with manufacturing partners on camera design evaluation, module prototype builds, and qualification testing targeted for high-volume production. - Perform large scale data analysis and generate validation metrics.
Education & Experience
BS/MS/PhD in relevant field (EE, ME, Optics, Physics) plus a minimum 3 years of industry experience.
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