Senior Motor Control Systems Engineer

Apple Inc.
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Job Description

One of Apple’s R&D groups is currently seeking a senior motor controls systems engineer. This engineer will develop custom motor control algorithms and drive implementation for a host of robotic systems and applications. This highly cross-functional team is working hands on to prototype and develop unique robotic systems. We are looking for passionate and creative individuals to push the performance bounds of actuated systems.

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Key Qualifications

  • Skilled in the of development, theory, design, modeling and implementation of motor control algorithms with emphasis on field oriented control of PM/brushless motors.
  • Experienced in design & simulation of electric motors and support power electronics for servo applications in a Matlab/Simulink environment.
  • Hands on experiences transitioning simulation and theory into embedded software.
  • Highly experienced in the systems engineering process from requirements definition, spec allocation, verification & validation, general test definition/DoE experience.
  • Confident with source control (eg. GIT) on multi developer projects
  • Familiar with relevant sensing modalities (encoders & inertial sensors) and key trade offs
  • Description
  • In this role you will partner with motor, actuation, power electronics and embedded FW engineers to develop robust and highly customized motor and servo control systems for unique applications.

Responsibilities include:

  • Control system design, analysis, and integration for robotic actuators
  • Perform full system modeling and simulation.
  • Prototype bring-up, debug and characterization of control and drive electronics.
  • Define factory test & calibration requirements for motor systems
  • Author engineering requirements and specifications based on analysis and validation
  • Communicate progress cross-functionally (written, verbal, and presentation)
  • Perform failure analysis and problem solving
  • Characterize, measure and tune motor control loops for optimal performance
  • Education & Experience
  • S. in Engineering + minimum of 10 years of industry experience

Additional Requirements

  • Experience implementing and releasing software/algorithm designs into products.
  • Has transitioned motor/power control systems into full rate high volume production
  • Experience with dSPACE, Speedgoat or similar real time controls prototyping hardware

Company Info.

Apple Inc.

Headquartered in Cupertino, California, Apple Inc. is a multinational technology company that focuses on producing consumer electronics, software, and online services. It holds the distinction of being the world's largest technology company by revenue and the world's biggest company by market capitalization as of June 2022. Apple is the second-largest mobile phone manufacturer and the fourth-largest personal computer vendor by unit sales.

  • Industry
    Computer software,Consumer electronics
  • No. of Employees
    154,000
  • Location
    1 Apple Park Way, Cupertino, California 95014, USA
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