Senior Sensor Systems Architect

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Sep 22, 2019

Role Number: 200105172

The Sensor Technology team develops cutting-edge sensor solutions and technologies that are central to Apple's products, including the iPhone, iPad, MacBooks, and more. The key goal of the Sensor Technology team is to enable the world's best user experience. New challenges arise every day that require the sharp problem-solving skills of talented individuals. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation

Key Qualifications

  • Strong background in imaging, digital signal processing, estimation, machine learning, or mathematical modeling
  • Multi-disciplinary understanding of EE, ME, and Physics principles
  • High proficiency in prototyping/analysis scripting languages like MATLAB/Python
  • Experience in modeling complex cross-disciplinary systems
  • Experience with sensor interfacing, signal conditioning, and signal-to-noise analysis
  • Functional knowledge of C/C++ and compute optimization for embedded systems
  • Hands-on experience in system-level design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent critical analysis, statistical analysis, and logic/problem solving skills


Develop advanced algorithms to ensure sensor system performance
Develop comprehensive, cross-functional sensor system models
Define features, develop block-level simulations of sensor modules
Develop and negotiate of cross-functional requirements to ensure module performance
Use estimation and machine learning techniques to analyze and improve sensor architectures
Develop detailed sensor module and algorithm architecture specifications
Analyze engineering and production data sets in order to reconcile system model
Author regular technical communications for executive and cross-functional briefings
Failure mode analysis, root cause diagnosis, and system-level problem solving
Sensor technology scoping and prototyping investigations
Engage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Mechanical Engineering, Firmware Engineering, and Electrical Engineering, to create state-of-the-art sensor solutions

Education & Experience

MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Physics, or industry experience equivalent

Additional Requirements

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