Camera Systems Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
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Posted: Jun 22, 2021

Role Number:200259407

We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge t...Summary


Posted: Jun 22, 2021

Role Number:200259407

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 and development projects.

Key Qualifications

  • Broad knowledge of engineering concepts (device behavior, data analysis, and systems modeling)
  • Expertise in data analysis and signal processing in Matlab and/or Python
  • Expertise in digital camera and optics technology
  • Experience designing/performing laboratory experiments for camera testing
  • Experience with big data analysis
  • Experience with software/hardware automation
  • Experience with collaborative software development and regression testing (e.g. git, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Familiarity with defining/documenting system level requirements and defining/executing system and subsystem level tests/analysis to validate overall system performance
  • Familiarity with image signal processing pipelines
  • Familiarity with firmware and FPGA development
  • Familiarity with CMOS image sensors technology
  • Familiarity with analog and digital electronics
  • Great interpersonal skills - the ability to collaborate across groups
  • Self-motivated, able to lead projects independently


Duties include performing the systems-level analysis and modeling of imaging and sensing systems and the definition/execution/automation of system level tests for parametric specifications. Candidates should be highly skilled in several of these areas:
Designing and performing laboratory experiments and documenting the results
Developing, maintaining, and documenting software and workflows to automate repetitive measurements (Python, Matlab, shell scripting, C/C++, etc.)
Compiling and analyzing data from multiple sources to gain insight into user behavior
Defining subsystem and system level tests to characterize and/or guarantee parametric specifications and system level performance
Performing systems-level analysis and modeling of imaging and sensing systems using Matlab and/or Python
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
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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