RF Software Lead Engineer - Wireless Technologies and Ecosystems

San Diego, CA
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Join the Wireless Technology and Ecosystems (WTE) organization and be part of a best-in-class team of engineers, working with multi-functional teams to drive innovation and develop products used by millions worldwide. We are looking for a highly reciprocal individual who can excel in a high-paced environment.

The iOS Wireless Technologies team is actively looking for an expert Radio Frequency (RF) Software Lead Engineer to contribute and build an exciting array of Apple's future wireless products. Be part of a diverse team that develops groundbreaking RF technology with the best user experience on products that are loved by hundreds of millions across the world. Design features that keep innovation in the forefront of development goals

Key Qualifications

  • Expertise in leading embedded SW design and development
  • Knowledge of mobile communications in 2G/3G/4G and preferably 5G mmW and sub-6
  • Knowledge of communication theory, Wireless standards, Radio architecture and Interfaces
  • Coordination of deliveries across multiple cross functional teams
  • Technical mindset with creativity and phenomenal attention to details
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Reciprocal mindset and negotiation skills
  • This position can be located at Cupertino, CA or San Diego, CA


As RF SW Lead engineer, you will be leading a highly ambitious team that drives the radio technology from concept phase to commercial success and oversee your deliveries with multiple cross functional teams including Modem firmware, Platform architecture, Hardware design and Systems teams

In this role, you will capture product SW and architecture requirements, design, code and debug RF SW issues across multiple areas, drive the features on POR, drive dependencies across multifunctional teams and debug system KPIs while pushing the technology forward across generations.

The RF SW lead is required to be very cognizant of SW metrics and ensure high quality of deliverables across all releases. The successful candidate will be able handle the complex interactions of RF front end and transceiver control SW with protocol SW across all features

Education & Experience

MS/PhD degree + 7 years experience in mobile device development
Deep understanding and hands on experiences with RF HW and Baseband Modem technology would be a PLUS

Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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RF Software Lead Engineer - Wireless Technologies and Ecosystems

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San Diego, CA

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