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Touch and Sensing Hardware Engineer Intern at Apple

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Employer: Apple – Corporate

Expires: 05/01/2020

Summary:Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, intelligent people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product. Do you love working on challenges that no one has solved yet? As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every single day. Overview:Explore, design, and prototype cutting edge sensing technologies in Apple products.The Touch and sensing hardware team is responsible for providing solutions and technologies that make products like  Watch, iPad, iPhone, and MacBook Pro the best in class. The team’s vision and skills help enable the world’s best user experiences to a diverse world population. Our team is seeking candidates to join us at Apple Park in Cupertino, CA to explore the opportunities afforded by ultrasonic sensing. In tandem with other sensing modalities like optical, capacitive, and RF, ultrasonic sensing may enable a whole new class of compelling experiences.Come join us in crafting the next generation of technologies!Responsibilities:You’ll be responsible for designing, modeling, and simulating ultrasonic systems. Your toolbox should include a wide variety of tools from analytic, finite element analysis, to experimental. Participate in brainstorms, develop fast proof of concept prototypes, and define effective figure of merits to compare between a wide swath of sensing architectures. Use your knowledge of piezoelectric transducer materials, technologies, and methodologies to inform, shape, and advance the exploration. You will be expected to document and professionally present your work to an audience with a very diverse background from science, health, and engineering to the liberal arts.Job Requirements: BS (required), or MSc/PhD (preferred) in relevant field such as Acoustics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics.Hands-on experience with ultrasonic sensing system designDeep expertise in foundations and cutting edge knowledge of ultrasonic imaging, beam forming, wave propagation, and interaction in fluids and solidsProficiency with signal processing and analysis techniques in both time and frequency domainsKnowledge of conventional piezoelectric materials and designs such as: PZT, Aluminum Nitride, PVDF, pMUT, cMUTProficiency in software and simulation tools such as MATLAB, COMSOL, OnScaleExposure to equipment such as ultrasonic pulsers and receivers, impedance analyzers, laser doppler vibrometersTeam player who is able to conduct independent high-quality work in a fast-paced environmentApple 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.