Touch Systems Integration Engineer

Touch Systems Integration Engineer

3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description


Design, develop & launch next-generation Touch Technologies in Apple products. Imagine what you could do here. Come and join us! At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. The mission of the Transparent Touch team - Create the world's best touch sensor user-experience by inventing state-of-the-art technologies. We develop effortless and safe touch sensor designs that are central to Apple's products - the iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch! New challenges arise every day that require the sharp problem-solving skills of individuals. Are you in for the challenges We are looking for a Hardware Engineer that can help close the gap between design and manufacturing by working closely with the various factory teams to lead the integration of touch technology into products. This is done in partnership with multiple discipline teams including, but not limited to factory, architecture, FW, system EE, silicon, noise and vibration, safety, thermal, reliability, operations, regulatory teams, SW, QA and more. Location: Due to the factory locations around China there is flexibility for this role to be based in either Shenzhen or Shanghai, with the necessary travel required to support builds happening in various locations and factories.

Key Qualifications

  • Solid fundamentals in both analog and digital design and comfortable with tackling new challenges with critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and experience in sensor design preferred. Any background in touch sensor would be advantageous.
  • Familiar with various communication protocols (USB, SPMI, SPI, I2C and UART) and low power embedded systems.
  • Experience working with cross functional FW partners. Direct coding experience in languages such as Python, Matlab and C would be a plus.
  • Hands-on experience in prototype bring-up, debugging, and functional verification.
  • Experience with high volume product design and manufacturing as well as statistical production tolerance analysis. Good understanding of Gauge R&R methodology would be a plus.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced environment and appetite for innovation, rigor & healthy paranoia
  • Strong communication (written & verbal) in both English and Mandarin.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and drive things with minimal supervision
  • Frequent travel within China will be required, depending on project requirements and build schedules.


Key responsibilities for this role include providing critical on-site support for factory builds during early prototype and engineering build phases of various Apple programs leading up to Mass Production. This requires you to be able to dig deep into any problems that may arise during a factory build and think critically to help resolve them in a fast paced, data driven environment. You will be expected to meet a high standard for analysis and manufacturing discipline, and work with cross functional teams all around the world to enable us to pass all specifications and requirements necessary to ship a product. - Coordinate factory vendor activities and manage factory vendor team deliverables - System bring-up, characterization, testing and validation - System-level problem solving - failure analysis, root cause & corrective action proposal - Debug test sequences on automated test equipment - Use scripting skills to automate data collection process and extract key information from data analysis - Design of Experiments (DOE) creation, execution and data analysis - Write technical documentation (Eg. requirements, specifications and test plans) - Review and analyze build data to help inform critical program decisions. Provide detailed build report summaries and present findings with clear summaries and takeaways. - Frequent business travel required, up to or exceeding 50%. (Primarily within China. To a lesser extent USA)

Education & Experience

- BS in Electrical Engineering + 3 years of industry experience

About Apple

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in consumer electronics, software and online services headquartered in Cupertino, California, United States. Apple is the largest information technology company by revenue (totaling US$365.8 billion in 2021) and as of January 2021, it is the world's most valuable company, the fourth-largest personal computer vendor by unit sales and second-largest mobile phone manufacturer. It is one of the Big Five American information technology companies, alongside Alphabet, Amazon, Meta, and Microsoft.

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