Audio Silicon Architect

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200243366
  • Jobs Rated
    187th
Summary

Summary

Posted: May 27, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200243366

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

Summary

Posted: May 27, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200243366

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!

Apple's Acoustics Team is looking for a candidate to fill an open position in audio silicon architecture. The successful candidate will drive audio silicon requirements, architectures & roadmaps for audio-related power amplifiers, data converters, digital interfaces, and power conversion. A successful candidate will have demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of mixed-signal IC development including specification, feasibility, design, verification, validation & test. The candidate will be asked to make engineering contributions to enable industry-leading audio system performance as seen in Apple's products.

Key Qualifications

  • Audio IC requirements establishment, design, and validation
  • System integration of consumer electronics
  • Audio silicon measurement methods
  • IC architecture trade-off analysis using tools such as SPICE and MATLAB
  • Mixed-signal silicon manufacturing processes
  • Digital signal processing and interfaces
  • Ability to communicate findings and ideas to other teams or experts in other disciplines
  • Creativity in problem solving
  • Ability to effectively contribute in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment

Description

As part of Apple's Acoustics Team, the candidate will have responsibilities that include: Specification of audio power amplifiers, data converters, digital interfaces, and power conversion with an agile ability to understand trade-offs between power consumption, performance, area, and system integration flexibility. Communication with, and oversight of, audio silicon suppliers, including IC development activities, process, IP and product roadmaps. Maintaining a comprehensive understanding of relevant companies' strengths and weaknesses

Education & Experience

Most of our engineers have advanced degrees in electrical engineering or an equivalent field, but if you've followed a different path to expertise in audio silicon architecture, we still want to hear from you.

Additional Requirements

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