Optical Sensing Hardware Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200194354
Summary

Summary

Posted: Sep 22, 2020

Role Number:200194354

Design, develop, and launch next-generation light-sensing technologies.
Bring devices to life and enable them interact with u...Summary

Summary

Posted: Sep 22, 2020

Role Number:200194354

Design, develop, and launch next-generation light-sensing technologies.
Bring devices to life and enable them interact with users and the environment in ways never imagined before. The light sensing team integrates light sensors across a variety of Apple products such as iPhones, iPads and MacBooks. The light sensing team is looking for someone who is a self-driven go-getter. Strong experience with optics, optical system design, and detectors is required.
Join us in crafting solutions the world doesn't know of yet.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong background in optical design (geometric, diffractive and radiometric) and tolerance analysis.
  • Strong background in ray-tracing software Zemax or Code V, LightTools.
  • Experience in optical testing and metrology.
  • Experience in prototyping with optical lab equipment and data analysis; (microscopes, spectrometers, cameras/detectors, oscilloscopes, optical tables, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience supporting volume manufacturing of optical systems is a plus (test, validation, FA, etc)

Description

Design optical components for new optical sensors.
Product simulation/analysis using a variety of software tools to support engineering validation and characterization (e.g. Matlab, Zemax, LightTools, JMP, etc.)
Failure mode analysis, root-cause diagnosis, and system-level problem solving. Analyze data to draw conclusions, enhance product design/manufacturability
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Process Engineering to deliver state-of-the-art sensing solutions.
Travel to support design/production/supplier teams as necessary. Business travel to support product development (up to10%)

Education & Experience

PhD degree in Optics, Physics or equivalent, or Bachelor/MS degree in engineering plus minimum of 5 years of relevant industry experience.

Additional Requirements

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