Embedded 5G/4G Cellular Firmware Engineer

San Diego, CA
  • Job Code
    200084590
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jul 26, 2019

Role Number: 200084590

Do you have a passion for invention and self-challenge? Do you thrive on pushing the li mits of what's considered feasible? As part of our Hardware Technology Engineering gro up, you'll craft sophisticated leading-edge embedded firmware that deliver more perfor mance in our products than ever before. You'll work across disciplines to transform impr oved hardware elements into a single, integrated design. Join us, and you'll help us inno vate new wireless systems technologies that continually outperform the previous iterati ons. By collaborating with other product development groups across Apple, you'll push the industry boundaries of what wireless systems can do and improve the product expe rience for our customers across the world. Do you want to have an impact on every sing le Apple product? As a Wireless Embedded Firmware Engineer on this team, you will be at the center of the embedded 5G/4G/multimode cellular firmware effort within a silico n design group responsible for designing and productizing state-of-the-art cellular SoCs
This position requires someone comfortable will all aspects of embedded software deve lopment, that thrives in a dynamic cross-functional organization, is not afraid to debate i deas openly, and is flexible enough to pivot on constantly evolving requirements

Key Qualifications

  • -Experience with hardware control for physical later, RF, and 4G/5G data path
  • processing
  • -Understanding of 5G and 4G 3GPP protocols
  • -Deep understanding of software engineering principles, and core computer science
  • fundamentals
  • -Fundamental facility with C and C++, compilers, build and source code control tools. -Significant experience with memory constrained Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • and concurrent programming
  • -Working knowledge of computer architecture with particular emphasis on the HW/SW
  • interfaces of high speed communication subsystems
  • -Experience with silicon prototyping, emulation systems, and virtual platforms. -Proficiency debugging embedded software systems. Familiarity with UARTs,JTAG, and
  • oscilloscopes
  • -Some mainstream OS application level development and Python or Perl scripting
  • experience

Description
- Specify, design, and implement the firmware architecture of a state-of-the-art mobile wireless communications system
- Implement key protocol, signal processing and numerical algorithms with very tight ti me, latency and energy budgets by interfacing to specialized cellular ASIC hardware
- Work with silicon designers to define processor, bus, DMA, accelerator, and memory su bsystems
- Assist in the development of pre-silicon emulation systems/virtual platforms and use t hem for pre-silicon FW design and HW verification
- Evaluate and implement leading edge tools for build, formal verification and test. - Define methodologies and best practices

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer science is required.

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