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Camera Module Design Engineer

Company: Apple Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Do you love taking on big challenges that require exceptionally creative solutions? Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming outstanding products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Camera Hardware Engineering group is responsible for all research, design, development, test, and qualification of camera hardware for Apple products. We are searching for extraordinary Hardware Engineers to take ownership in the development of very high performance compact camera modules. We are seeking an engineer to take leadership of camera hardware projects in engagements with product and technology teams for Multiple-Camera Design and Intregration. Key Qualifications

  • This role requires the ability to learn quickly and become familiar with several different technology areas. At least 2+ years relevant experience in camera technology or related electronics industry. Ability to lead a cross-functional team of Apple and vendor engineers to address complex, time-critical problems is a key requirement.
  • The applicant will be familiar with at least 3 of the skills listed below:
  • Design and tolerance analysis of highly constrained, high-volume actuators or translational mechanisms.
  • Electronic circuit and system design including power and signal integrity.
  • Understanding of geometric optics and image quality evaluation including test charts, algorithms, and lighting.
  • Compact module manufacturing processes such as sensor attachment, flex attachment, active alignment, etc.
  • Failure analysis techniques such as optical microscopy, X-ray, CT scans or SEM. Demonstrated ability in root-cause and corrective-action analysis.
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis, data reporting, and visualization.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering new products into mass production on time, meeting yield and efficiency targets. Description Definition and trade-off studies of camera optics, sensors, actuator, and packaging. Interaction with optical, electrical and mechanical teams on integration of camera hardware into products. Leadership of off-shore manufacturing partners on camera design evaluation, module prototype builds, and qualification. Leadership of failure analysis and corrective action implementation at manufacturing sites, including assembly processes, testing, and calibration; parametric-data analysis of end-of-line yield and post-reliability failures. Evaluation and debugging of camera HW at module and product levels for multi-Camera Design and Intergration. Documentation of camera-specific design, test, and manufacturing requirements. International travel is required to supplier facilities for product development and production bring-up. Education & Experience Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in a relevant field (Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Optics, or equivalent)
    • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $130,000 and $242,000, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

      Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

      Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

Keywords: Apple Inc., Santa Clara , Camera Module Design Engineer, Engineering , Santa Clara, California

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