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Wireless Silicon Validation Engineer

Wireless Silicon Validation Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States

Hardware

Are you passionate about changing the world? As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every single day! We have a critical impact on getting high quality functional products to millions of customers quickly, and we are hiring all levels from junior to senior roles. Come join a team of expert software and hardware engineers with a diverse set of backgrounds (Cellular Modems, Connectivity solutions, Device Drivers, CPUs and caching, kernel programming, embedded systems) to test Apple's next generation Wireless SoCs! As part of the Silicon Validation team, you will define and develop test coverage to evaluate functional blocks and debug silicon issues.

**Description**

You will work jointly with designers and architects to understand various functional blocks and their use-cases. Write, debug, and integrate new tests for integrated Wireless chipsets, complex Digital Interfaces and Power Management Subsystems. We push functional blocks to their limits and debug issues surfaced during testing. Work with other groups and organizations to push these tests down into pre-silicon environments. We work closely with hardware design engineers to debug silicon issues exposed during testing. Support product development builds locally and remotely.

**Minimum Qualifications**

**Key Qualifications**

+ Strong understanding of SoC/FPGA architecture and silicon micro-architecture

+ Experience in writing basic embedded software routines and test scripts

+ Experience with hardware/software interaction

+ Solid Digital logic fundamentals including timing analysis, state-machine debug and/or RTL/test-bench development Experience with high-speed memory systems and communication interfaces

+ Good understanding of MAC + Protocol specifications for digital interfaces

+ Experience in crafting tests to target specific portions of silicon designs and digital interconnects

+ Hands on debug experience with usage of modern lab equipment (DSOs, Logic Analyzers, Protocol Analyzers)

+ Familiarity with interpreting and navigating schematics and layout

+ Strong desire to deep-dive system level issues and drive problems to closure in a team-based environment with a proactive demeanor

**Preferred Qualifications**

**Education & Experience**

B.S. in EE or CS and 10+ years of relevant industry experience

**Additional Requirements**

**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 $170,700 and $300,200, 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 (https://www.apple.com/careers/us/benefits.html) 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.

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Wireless Silicon Validation Engineer

Full time
Cupertino, CA

Published on 12/29/2023

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