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Motion/Location Sensing Engineering Program Manager

Company: Apple Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

In this critical role, you will play a key part in defining motion sensing roadmap and landscape for next generations of Apple consumer electronics, products such as iPad, iPhone, and Watch, providing Apple customers with the best user-experience in the industry. You will lead development and/or integration of innovative sensing technologies such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, pressure sensors and magnetometers working with world leading suppliers and multi-functional system teams at Apple. As the engineering program manager you will oversee and coordinate specifying, developing, characterizing, integrating and validating motion sensing systems at module and system level as well as facilitating the top level feature integration and multi-functional communications! The Motion Sensing Hardware Team features a collaborative environment with creative people which works closely with other multi-functional teams on innovative technologies. This team defines and integrates (mainly MEMS based) magnetic, piezo and capacitive sensors across a variety of Apple products. Engineering excellence, technical curiosity, innovation and thoroughness are expected and encouraged. Working without constraints to design and ship innovative products with best-in-class technologies and user experiences is the main goal of this sensing technology team at Apple. Come, join us in moving the needle and crafting solutions the world doesn't know of yet! Key Qualifications

  • Product development/engineering experience and consistent track record and ability in shipping semi-conductor, sensing and other related hardwares
  • Technical background (e.g. hardware development) with preferred knowledge of sensing technologies and/or system sensor integration
  • Fundamental knowledge and experience in physics, mechanical, electrical, and material science engineering
  • Ability to filter and distill relevant information for the right audience
  • Ability to navigate in ambiguity and uncertainty and see around the corner
  • Self motivated and proactive with proven creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Solid problem solving, failure analysis and debugging skills
  • Solid collaboration: the candidate must be able to fit in well with a team, understand capabilities and priorities while fostering a collaborative environment
  • Great organizational and leadership skills, and ability to inspire and align team members
  • Familiarity with interfacing micro-controllers with analog and digital sensors, embedded programming and signal processing
  • Familiarity with data collection, data analysis, and statistical analysis tools (Matlab, Python, JMP)
  • The willingness and ability to travel internationally are required. Description Lead and align multi-functional teams including electrical, mechanical, process, reliability, software and firmware engineering to deliver powerful sensing solutions and integrate them into new platformsAct as a liaison between multi-functional teams and ensure tight inter-team coordination and communicationDefine the program plan/schedule and manage program executionHelp deliver executive communication/presentations and drive the decision-making processManage and support engineering development builds leading to mass production keeping track of engineering activities such as performance validation, yield optimization, and failure analysis coordinationWork with suppliers and system teams to proactively identify and resolve issuesManage multiple overseas suppliers and vendors in preparation for, and execution of, engineering development builds and new sensor developmentSupport internal proof-of-concept hardware and software developments for new application investigationsEffectively and consistently communicate overall program status to cross-functional partners and executive teamIdentify and resolve conflicts, inter-dependencies and program issues quickly and efficiently - Work with the cross functional teams to identify and mitigate program risksEfficiently and effectively react to unexpected changes in the program due to outside influences and/or issues that ariseWork with engineering management to define motion sensing roadmapImprove the system: look for patterns, offer best practices and implement change Education & Experience BS + 3 years of relevant experience
    • 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 $113,500 and $207,000, 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., San Diego , Motion/Location Sensing Engineering Program Manager, Executive , San Diego, California

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