Cellular Performance Engineer

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jul 31, 2019

Role Number: 200086666

The people here at Apple don't just build products- they craft the kind of wonder that has revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Imagine what you could do here. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. A job at Apple is unlike any other you've had. You will be challenged. You will inspired. And you'll be proud. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Join the Wireless Technologies and Ecosystems organization and drive innovation that matters! As part of the Wireless team you we will be working on building solutions for Wireless technologies. We are looking for a highly reciprocal individual who can excel in a high-paced environment.

Be ready to make something extraordinary when you come here. Dynamic, inspiring people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with our products and services. The same real passion for innovation also applies to our business practices - strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. You should join the Apple Wireless Performance Team if you want to help deliver the next amazing Apple product

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-7 years hands on experience in system engineering/System Performance analysis role
  • Deep knowledge of LTE PHY/MAC as well as end to end system knowledge (higher layers)
  • Past work experience in projects involving RF/modem performance and power improvements
  • Familiarity with 5G/NR/mmWave is required
  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience with end to end System Performance characterization/testing/tuning
  • Proven track record of project work from concept to commercialization
  • Excellent troubleshooting, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working with network emulators, carriers is a plus


Cellular Software Performance team is looking for candidates with RF SW and L1 FW architecture, primarily focussed on advanced LTE systems including but not limited to MIMO, LAA, Carrier Aggregation and beam forming. Familiarity with 5G modem systems/mmWave technology or Advanced WLAN modems is a huge plus. You will be responsible for proposing and driving RF/L1 architectural improvements to RF/modem solutions for future iPhone, iPad and Watch product lines with emphasis on improving the overall user experience in terms of performance and power (battery life). We expect you to be hands-on relying upon diagnostics, analytics, crowd sourced information, lab/field experimentations as well as code/architecture review to exploit the opportunities for improvement and work cross functionally with platform architecture, standardization, firmware/protocol development, system test, QA and carrier engineering teams to drive the enhancement proposals from concept to commercialization. You will be required to develop advanced system evaluation and debugging capabilities on an as needed basis

Education & Experience

Master/PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Wireless Communications or equivalent majors.

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