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Acoustics Hardware Technician

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200179862
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jul 9, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200179862

At Apple, new ideas have a way of quickly becoming extraordinary products, services and customer experiences. So...Summary

Summary

Posted: Jul 9, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200179862

At Apple, new ideas have a way of quickly becoming extraordinary products, services and customer experiences. Sound is an essential and compelling facet of the customer experience - Apple has assembled a world-class Acoustics team that enables our customers to experience music with delight, communicate with clarity and appreciate our products without disturbance from noise. In Apple Acoustics we work with obsessive attention to detail, directly contributing to products that ship to millions of people around the world.

As an Acoustics Technician for the Acoustics group in hardware engineering division, you will work on research and development to deliver amazing music experience and clarity in audio communication. You will execute product testing in acoustic labs, help conduct controlled user studies to gather subjective data, and other hands-on activities supporting acoustic design and development of Apple products. Our team is rapidly growing and constantly thriving in a creative, dynamic, diverse environment. Are you passionate about testing, acoustics, creating new products, working with alongside innovative team members? Do you thrive working with a team? If so, this could be your opportunity.

Key Qualifications

  • Dedication to developing superior products as part of the Apple Acoustics team
  • Proficiency in computing (email, web, file storage, spreadsheets, etc)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to instruct and interact closely with user study participants
  • Ability to follow equipment operation procedures, written test procedures, etc
  • Organizational skills to maintain shared lab environment and engineering workspaces
  • Basic electronics (multimeter, hand-tools, etc)
  • Experience in testing/development of consumer electronics products, especially audio/acoustic t
  • Dedication to developing superior products as part of the Apple Acoustics team
  • Proficiency in computing (email, web, file storage, spreadsheets, etc)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to instruct and interact closely with user study participants
  • Ability to follow equipment operation procedures, written test procedures, etc
  • Organizational skills to maintain shared lab environment and engineering workspaces
  • Basic electronics (multimeter, hand-tools, etc)
  • Experience in testing/development of consumer electronics products, especially audio/acoustic testing
  • Knowledge of basic acoustics, from education or experience
  • Passion for music or audio
  • Experience with scheduling using corporate calendar systems
  • Experience in customer service/support
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and replace problem components in electronic systems
  • Knowledge of basic acoustics, from education or experience
  • Passion for music or audio
  • Experience with scheduling using corporate calendar systems
  • Experience in customer service/support
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and replace problem components in electronic systems

Description

Organization, pickup and delivery of prototypes and equipment in and around Apple campus. Preparing product test or user study setups with equipment and prototypes.
Reworking of small electronic components using soldering, micro-fasteners, adhesives, etc. Operation of oscilloscopes, power supplies, multimeters, sound recording equipment, etc. Implementing technical product test instructions and written user study procedures.
Scheduling of high volume of user study participants using calendar, email, and phone.
Greeting, escorting, and providing test instructions to user study participants.
Preparing and processing product test data and user study results (organization of data in spreadsheets, data entry, etc.)
Operate and configure Mac OS X and iOS devices, including hardware and firmware/software configuration and modifications.

Education & Experience

High-school diploma or equivalent certificate required Additional college or relevant professional technical training preferred

Additional Requirements

Posted: 2020-07-09 Expires: 2020-08-08

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