Optical Module Engineer
- Cupertino, CA
Posted: Jul 23, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200212611
We are looking for a world class optical engineer to join a team that is making a big difference in the future of Apple. A successful candidate will not only need to develop new technologies and architect novel optical modules, but also educate a broad audience of people at Apple about their benefits and tradeoffs. The team features a broad engineering roster including optical engineers, human perception experts, product design engineers, and experimental physicists, which presents a unique opportunity to influence and learn from a diverse group of experts.
- Prior experience with building optical measurement setups, and performing hands-on measurements, preferably for imaging optics applications
- Capable of prototyping, conducting design of experiments, and analytical data processing.
- Experience managing domestic and international vendors
- 2+ years of industry experience in related fields
Use geometrical optics or wave-optics simulation tools to architect new optical modules and to assess their expected performance and limitations Identify and implement optical metrics and specifications to deliver performance that matter to customer perception. Identify novel characterization techniques to measure key performance metrics of complex and novel optical modules. Influence product-level decisions using tools and methods such as simulation, prototyping and lab characterization Build custom metrology hardware and perform hands-on measurements in the lab Work with suppliers to develop optical modules, bring up optical test platforms, and perform statistical analysis of data to determine optical performance and quality Travel to suppliers (up to 20%) to support engineering builds, and help with failure analysis activities
Education & Experience
B.S. in Physics, Optical Sciences, EE, or equivalent. M.S. or Ph.D. in Physics, Optical Sciences or EE
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