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 Mechanical R&D Engineer - Health Technologies - Cupertino, California, United States

Job information
Posted by: Apple 
Hiring entity type: Retail 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Components
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 200243837 / Latpro-3789202 
Date posted: Apr-30-2021
State, Zip: California, 95014


Mechanical R&D Engineer - Health Technologies

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States



Posted: Apr 29, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200243837

The Health Technologies Team conceives and proves out exciting new technology for Apple's future products and features. We are seeking a highly collaborative engineer to join an interdisciplinary team to help drive feasibility of health, wellness, and fitness sensors, systems, and applications.

Key Qualifications

  • Relevant industry or academic experience as a mechanical engineer, biomedical engineer, physicist or equivalent
  • Experience with health/physiological signal sensing, experimental design, data collection and data analysis
  • Understanding of non-invasive sensors used to measure biomedical/physiological signals
  • Completion of the full engineering life cycle of an engineering project from problem definition through failure analysis and product refinement
  • Experience with designing, manufacturing, troubleshooting and debugging prototype hardware
  • Comfortable writing scripts in Python, MATLAB, etc for data analysis and visualization
  • Intellectually versatile - we only work on new technology and features, this means we are constantly learning about new sensors, techniques, and physiology


The Health Technologies Mechanical Engineering team contribute's to Apple's health efforts in three key areas. We work closely together as a team to cover these responsibilities. You will be expected to contribute to some of what is listed below and we'll provide mentorship for you to develop your skills at the rest. Physiological Research: Provide perspective in understanding physiological signals, drawing heavily from core mechanical engineering fields Research health features and understand origins of relevant phenomena Assess prior works to gauge feasibility of potential health sensing strategies Hardware Prototype Development, Test, and Validation: Represent mechanical engineering field for interdisciplinary efforts to build prototype systems used to acquire health signals Design mechanical sensing architectures Develop sensor prototypes, specifications, and processes Build hardware test strategies and testers Validate and calibrate precision sensing hardware using laboratory experiments Procure and coordinate lab equipment Contribute to New Product Introduction (NPI) process Communicate concepts, proposals, and results to interdisciplinary teams and executives Human Studies: Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to design and execute user studies Advocate for correct scientific methods and statistical techniques Deploy and maintain reference (ground truth) sensors and prototype hardware into longitudinal user studies Design user-interaction with prototypes to create well-controlled experiments that will have high data yield Interpret study data and results

Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree +4 years professional experience Master's Degree +2 years professional experience PhD


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