Technical Program Manager- Firmware

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200159208
Summary

Summary

Posted: Mar 17, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200159208

Hardware Test Engineering Group has an immediate opening for a Technical Program Manager. In this role as a key...Summary

Summary

Posted: Mar 17, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200159208

Hardware Test Engineering Group has an immediate opening for a Technical Program Manager. In this role as a key technical contributor, you will lead, coordinate and cross-functionally represent, the definition and execution of manufacturing tests in Apple's future consumer product lines and set the benchmark for the quality associated with Apple products. You must thrive in a fast-paced environment, have strong understanding of software fundamentals, solid background working with systems, excellent communication skills, and a desire to work with cross- functional teams to develop ground- breaking products. Your contributions will make a pronounced difference to future Apple products.

Key Qualifications

  • Engineering experience: 2-5 years
  • Program Management experience with strong communication skills: 3-5 years
  • Strong background in computer architecture, bus technologies (such as I2C, SPI) and IO protocols (such as PCIe, USB)
  • Strong knowledge of embedded hardware and EE fundamentals is highly desired
  • Prior experience with embedded software development is highly desired
  • Understands and thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to drive issues, track tasks, and evaluate priorities on a daily basis
  • Manufacturing experience and prior exposure to working with contract Manufacturers is highly desired
  • Mac OS X and/or iOS experience, scripting experience is a plus

Description

In this role you will be working with the cross functional team to architect and coordinate definition of a test suite targeted for hardware qualification by way of deep diving into the hardware architecture and analyzing metrics reported by these tests.
The responsibilities span all aspects of product bring-up and test:
Scoping the development and dependencies of
drivers, applications, protocols, frameworks, and
command line utilities for validation of hardware internally and in manufacturing
Coordinating and managing diagnostic bring up of new SoCs, chipsets, sensors, and products
Interacting with Electrical Engineers, Hardware, OS, Test, Operations and various other cross-functional teams within Apple to drive hardware qualification goals and test definition to execute that qualification
Enabling test strategies for new components in upcoming products
Data analysis from hardware builds to enable feedback to test definition and hardware design and manufacturing quality
Leading data driven efforts to identify hardware coverage gaps and redundancies and presenting finding to the executive management team as needed
Supporting new product development builds locally in Cupertino and at vendor locations
Providing coordination and leadership around debugging issues seen in the test suite
Drive issues, track tasks, manage resources, evaluate priorities on a regular basis
Driving and enabling process improvements
Work with our engineering team to define, schedule, track, and communicate the status of software features and deliverables to other groups and executive management.
Communicate status to the executive management on a regular basis
Travel to prototype hardware manufacturing builds

Education & Experience
- B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent required: 3-5 years industry experience

Additional Requirements

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