Wireless PHY System and Algorithm Engineer

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200129257
Summary

Summary

Posted: Dec 7, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200129257

In this technical role, you will be at the center of a silicon design group responsible for physical layer algo...Summary

Summary

Posted: Dec 7, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200129257

In this technical role, you will be at the center of a silicon design group responsible for physical layer algorithm design and bringup of state-of-the-art wireless SoC products.

Key Qualifications

  • This is an individual technical contributor role that requires at least 5+ years of experience in design and bringup of wireless communication systems.
  • Deep understanding of communication theory and signal processing related algorithms (such as timing recovery, signal estimation and detection, automatic gain control, RF impairment estimation and correction, channel estimation, equalization, etc.)
  • Knowledge in existing wireless communication protocols: LTE/WCDMA/GSM, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 802.11ad or Bluetooth/BLE
  • Hands on experience on bring up and debug of real silicon in lab, ability to efficiently use lab equipment (such as spectrum analyzer, signal generator, power meter, etc).
  • Experience with Matlab, Python, and/ C/C++

Description

Design and simulate state-of-the-art physical layer wireless communication algorithms
Implement fixed-point models and perform detailed performance investigation to allow performance sign-off and enable RTL bit-exact development
Work with digital designers to realize these algorithms with power and area efficient digital implementations
Characterize and optimize performance of real silicon in lab
Develop and implement calibration routines compensating for RF impairments
Bringup and debug various hardware features in the physical layer
Implement code in Python and firmware including firmware algorithms involving MAC-PHY interaction
Develop test plans and work with automation/test engineers to implement the same; analyze results to identify and debug issues

Education & Experience

MS or Ph.D. with 5+ years of experience.

Additional Requirements

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