Noise and Vibration Engineer

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Nov 4, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200120096

At Apple, new ideas have a way of quickly becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences. Sound is an essential and compelling facet of the customer experience so Apple has assembled a world-class Acoustics team that enables our customers to experience music with delight, communicate with clarity, and appreciate our products without disturbance from noise. In Apple Acoustics we work with obsessive attention to detail, directly contributing to products that ship to millions of people around the world

The Acoustics - Noise & Vibration team contributes to hardware design, validation, and troubleshooting to minimize distracting audible noises and optimize their sound quality. We are a mixed team of acoustics and vibration experts, accomplished listeners, and creative problem solvers. We work daily with multi-functional teams on innovative solutions to complex engineering challenges. We are searching for a NVH Simulation Engineer to join a group of dedicated and passionate engineers

Key Qualifications

  • You will excel in the role of NVH Simulation Engineer if you: have strong background in structural dynamics and/or acoustics, with 5+ years of experience in the noise/vibration field
  • Have extensive experience with simulation software packages, such ANSYS, ABAQUS, Virtual-Lab, COMSOL, etc
  • Have experience in dealing with non-linear system, including material and geometry non-linearity
  • Have experience in product noise & vibration root cause identification
  • Love to learn new tools and software packages when needed
  • Be a creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment
  • While not required, it is especially helpful if you: have a background in electromagnetic, either experimental or simulation
  • Have experience in statistical energy analysis
  • Have experience in coupled fluid/structural/EM/acoustics simulation
  • Have experience in developing tools enhancing post-processing of simulation or experimental results


A NVH Simulation Engineer on the Noise & Vibration team will: analyze dynamic and acoustic behaviors from component to products; perform or work with test engineer on experimental/simulation correlation study; design solutions for related products to meet noise and vibration specification; participate in root-cause identification for any issue arisen during product development; provide improvement suggestion from product architecture through product development phases; educate multi-functional teams to implement known standard methodologies and suggest DOE for validation; need to work closely with multi-functional team in problem-solving

Education & Experience

Most of our engineers have advanced degrees in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent field, but if you've followed a different path to expertise in acoustics, vibration, noise control, that's fine too

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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