Cellular Engineering Program Manager

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jul 31, 2019

Role Number: 200087028

Are you a cellular design engineering professional with strong leadership ability? Do you want to utilize your engineering background to make big things happen? Can you influence, connect, get results and communicate effectively? Can you deliver on a predictable yet dynamic schedule? Apple seeks a technical leader to lead programs for our groundbreaking Cellular IPs and connectivity chip designs supporting WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, and new technologies.

As a Cellular Engineering Program Manager (EPM) within the Hardware Technology organization, you will be part of a senior program management team, responsible for driving roadmaps and resolving technical issues that enable state of the art Apple products. In this highly visible role, you will drive the design, implementation and verification of baseband and power portions of wireless designs across all Apple products. You will collaborate with multiple engineering groups responsible for other blocks in the system. This is an individual contributor role, helping to lead definition and development processes for wireless SoC silicon. The focus of this role is on different phases of product requirements, architecture, system engineering, design and pre-silicon prototyping to initial samples.

The EPM is responsible for multi-functional communication and representation for the groups involved in Wireless SoC development and Radio IP development from concept to production. Technical design background in Wireless, SoC, RF analog/mixed signal, Cellular LTE/5G system understanding will be key to your success in this role. You will also ideally have project management experience in some aspect of RF Chip Design, VLSI Chip Design, and/or cellular system development. Tried experience working in a dynamic engineering environment, advanced multi-tasking skills, and real-time crisis management are all desired strengths for this position

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience working with cellular systems, requirements, firmware development, algorithm, RF/Baseband Mixed-Signal IPs or RF products
  • Track record of hands-on Technical Program or Project Management or Engineering Chip Lead
  • Good knowledge of cellular technologies, SoC, Analog/Mixed signal/ System engineering, PHY Firmware system, tools/flows and methodologies
  • Extraordinary teammate and creative thinker who is able to lead technical teams, multi-functional groups against plans
  • Excellent written and oral communication

• Work with multi-functional Architecture, HW, SW and System organizations to enable progress on dependencies for Silicon definitions and ramp
• Work closely with chip Integration and system teams to drive high level achievements
• Ability to multi-task and lead designs across several projects at a time
• Close technical requirements with Apple system teams, handle issues, and track bugs
• Pull together regular project status presentations for multi-functional executive reviews
• Drive resolution of technical issues between multi-functional teams: Technology/Library, IP owners, Design, DV, PD, HW and SW teams
• Convert large amounts of data into a clear story to communicate to organizations at all levels
• Identify risks, develop mitigation strategies and facilitate conflict resolution
• Track project schedule for all phases of Silicon-on-Chip design from IP and System definition to Design, Prototyping, Silicon/System Bring-up and Production

Education & Experience
• MS or BS Degree in technical discipline

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