Motion Sensor Algorithm and Estimation Engineer

Apple Inc.
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Job Description

One of Apple’s R&D groups is currently seeking a motion sensor algorithm and estimation engineer. This engineer will develop custom signal processing, state estimation and calibration routines for a host of motion sensors in novel robotics applications. This individual will drive algorithm design, signal processing, characterization and system level integration. Typical work products will include signal processing and estimation algorithm designs or embedded implementation, performance analysis, proofs of concept, and integration plans.

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Key Qualifications

  • Skilled in the of development, theory, design, modeling, and implementation of sensor fusion algorithms based on inertial sensors + external aiding. eg. Kalman filters, batch least squares, complementary filters, etc…
  • Deep understanding of kinematics, dynamics and equations of motion for robotic systems.
  • Experience with robotic platform modeling that includes kinematics for joint motion, rotary sensing (encoders), and inertial state propagation.
  • Expert in calibration and signal processing of motion sensors and intrinsic parameters.
  • Description
  • In this role you will partner with sensor & actuator HW engineers, control designers, and embedded FW resources to develop motion sensor processing algorithms.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build a robust state estimation and sensor fusion algorithm architecture allowing for exploration of challenging safety critical environments.
  • Develop extensive and scalable testing, tuning and evaluation systems for these algorithms
  • Perform simulation and analysis to support use cases and requirements/specs
  • Maintain a positive relationship with internal customers, hardware/software teams, and external vendors
  • Drive sw/hw algs/sensor integration and tuning on a host of robotic platforms.
  • Develop test/validation plans and lead execution of these activities
  • Consult on other applications of motion sensors, algorithms and estimation (robotics, various sensor-system applications)

Education & Experience

  • S. in Engineering + minimum of 10 years of industry experience or M.S. in Engineering + minimum of 5 years of industry experience

Additional Requirements

  • Experience implementing and releasing software/algorithm designs into products.
  • Experience with source control (Git) on multi developer projects

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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