TFT Panel Design Engineer




Apple is looking for a world-class Thin Film Transistor (TFT) panel design engineer to design, develop and launch the next TFT technologies for the portable, laptop and desktop displays in Apple products. The TFT panel design team is responsible for delivering the advanced TFT panel designs and technologies to enable the world’s best display performance in Apple products. Individual will serve as a focal point in architecting and developing the total TFT pixel and panel designs for mass production. This includes TFT pixel/control circuit simulation, circuit layout/optimization, whole panel architecture/simulation, and co-existence simulations with other components in Apple products.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong command of Electrical Engineering fundamentals (analog/digital circuit design)
  • Experience with SPICE/Cadence modeling and simulation required
  • Experience/in-depth technical knowledge of displays or related electronics preferred but not required
  • Experience in display pixel, gate driver designs preferred but not required
  • Understanding of Thin-Film Transistors and panel process preferred but not required
  • Experience in characterizing panel optical and electrical performance preferred
  • Experience in designing and manufacturing high volume display products preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required


Display TFT panel architecture scoping and definition TFT pixel and panel design, layout and parasitic parameter extraction TFT pixel and panel modeling, characterization, and validation Failure mode analysis, root cause investigation, and problem solving for mass-production display development New TFT technology exploration, investigation, and validation Collaboration with cross-functional teams, including TFT process, Optics, Touch designers, Silicon designers, Mechanical Engineering and Product Design Collaboration with external vendors for display manufacturing International business travel to support project implementation

Education & Experience

PhD or MS in Electrical Engineering

Pay & Benefits

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 $130,000 and $242,000, 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.


Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States