Cpu Cdc/sta Engineer

3+ months agoCupertino, CA


Posted: Mar 19, 2021

Role Number: 200175851

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, intelligent people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. Do you want join us in these pursuits? Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product! As a CDC/STA Engineer, you will play a major role developing, maintaining, and improving our Lint, Clock Domain Crossing (CDC), Reset Domain Crossing (RDC), and STA applications for our CPUs across multiple design sites.

Key Qualifications

  • Familiarity with basic ASIC design flows
  • Scripting skills in TCL and/or PERL are required
  • Experience in Verilog is required
  • Experience in Static Timing Analysis, Clock-Domain-Crossing (CDC) solutions, and Reset-Domain-Crossing (RDC) solutions is preferred
  • Knowledge in Spyglass/Meridian/PrimeTime is a plus


In this role, you will be: • Responsible for developing, improving, and maintaining our CDC and RDC sign-offs for our CPUs • Responsible for developing, enhancing, and maintaining key STA checks and associated sign-offs for our CPUs • Utilize your debugging experience to debug vendor tool problems and collaborate with designers to help solve their problems • You will work closely with EDA vendor representatives to drive improvements and new methodologies • You will be working closely with architecture, verification, CAD, and physical design teams

Education & Experience

MS/BS Degree in a technical discipline is required.

Additional Requirements

Job ID: apple-200175851