RF System Engineer

Irvine, CA 92606
  • Job Code
    200278553
Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 25, 2021

Role Number:200278553

At Apple, we work every single day to craft products that enrich people's lives. Do you love working on challenges that no one has...Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 25, 2021

Role Number:200278553

At Apple, we work every single day to craft products that enrich people's lives. Do you love working on challenges that no one has solved yet? Do you like changing the game? We have an opportunity for a forward-thinking and unusually hardworking Wireless System Engineer. As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the rare and extraordinary opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and encourage millions of Apple's customers every single day.
In this technical role, you will be responsible for specifying, developing and validating state-of-the-art wireless silicon for application in Apple's products at the center of a silicon design group.

Key Qualifications

  • Develop complete RF specifications governing silicon and module-level designs, working with partner teams in Platform Architecture, Product Systems, Phy Algo Systems and RF Design.
  • Develop innovative RF architectures to achieve best-in-class performance, power and area.
  • Introduce RF system features with digitally enhanced innovations.
  • Produce RF line-up specifications in close collaboration with the RF design team to guide the development of new radio designs.
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure for system-level simulation and system verification to ensure first-time design success.
  • Validate silicon and drive any required revisions to achieve compliance with all RF system specifications to meet full system performance.
  • Support the delivery of new wireless technologies to the Product Systems teams

Description
- Industry experience in RF system specifications, developments and validations. Extensive technical background of one or more of the following:
- RF system engineering, including familiarity with RF transceiver architectures, line-up analysis and performance budgeting and simulation.
- Working knowledge of RFIC architecture, design concepts and techniques.
- Familiarity with key RF performance metrics (e.g. NF, IP2, IP3, dynamic range, EVM, ACLR, Tx mask, OOB emission, etc...) and the tradeoffs involved in practical approaches to achieving high performance.
- Familiarity with wireless standards, such as those found in IEEE 802.11, 802.15, Bluetooth or 3GPP.
- Familiarity with system validation methods and test equipment.
- Working understanding of communications theory and signal processing
algorithms.
- Working understanding of digital architecture principles.
- Excellent communications skills - both written and oral.

Education & Experience

MSEE or PH.D. in Electrical Engineering

Additional Requirements

  • 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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