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Connectivity RF Hardware Design Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA


Posted: May 9, 2024

Role Number:200510249

Do you have a passion for taking on big challenges? Do you love pushing the limits of what's considered feasible? As part of our Wireless Hardware group, you'll be responsible for bringing groundbreaking wireless connectivity to the world. On this team, you'll help improve the performance of our products through innovative system-on-chip designs. You and your team will build platform architecture that paves the way for all-new experiences, including the ones that allow people to take advantage of our innovations in sensor technology. Together, our goal is to ensure nothing stands in the way of our customers' connections with their devices. Join us and help build world-renowned wireless systems that connect customers to their world like never before. We have built the best RF hardware design team on the planet. We're looking for a passionate individual to join our Connectivity RF Hardware team. We support WiFi, Bluetooth, UWB, NFC, GPS, and emerging technologies. As a RF Hardware Design Engineer at Apple, you will contribute to the architecture and product level design integration of next generation wireless radio solutions in all product categories including iPhone, iPad, Home, Watch, AirPods and more.

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Key Qualifications

  • Experience with RF component and circuit integration into consumer products
  • M.S.E.E is preferred (not required)
  • Fluent in one or more connectivity wireless system like WiFi, Bluetooth, UWB or NFC
  • Must be an excellent communicator, both written and oral
  • Must be able to interact closely with offshore engineering development and manufacturing partners
  • Successful track record of delivering highly innovative, and high quality communications products
  • Be well organized and have the ability to be flexible in a changing work environment
  • International travel as needed (10%)


Our RF Hardware Design Engineer is an integral member of the Hardware Engineering team designing future wireless products. They will work on a small design team focused on the integration of multiple wireless technologies into a new Apple product. For a full product cycle, our experienced DRI (directly responsible individual) is expected to own their technology from concept through product introduction. This includes front-end architecture, component specification, line-up spreadsheets and modeling, design implementation, validation, production test coverage, failure analysis and all the multi-functional work required to accomplish this. They will work proactively with other cross-functional engineering groups such as antenna design, industrial design, product design, production test, regulatory, reliability, and software engineering.

Education & Experience

B.S. and 3+ years of relevant industry experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

    At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $138,900.00 and $256,500.00, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

    Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

Client-provided location(s): Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Job ID: apple-200510249
Employment Type: Other

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