DRAM Design Validation Engineer

    • Cupertino, CA


Posted: Jan 30, 2020

Role Number: 200003754

Do you love creating elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you'll help design and manufacture our next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient processor, system-on-chip (SoC). You'll ensure Apple products and services can seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved by millions. Joining this group means you'll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple's devices. Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices. In this position, you will be ensuring the successful integration of DRAM memories with SoC devices.

Key Qualifications

  • Do you have 3+ years in DRAM development?
  • Are you an expert in DRAM cell architectures?
  • Expert of DRAM memory organization and periphery design for low DRAM power
  • Solid experience in DRAM simulation
  • Experience in memory interface verification with understanding DDR-PHY and Memory Controller
  • Experience in LPDDR IO (DDR/DDR2/DDR3/DDR4) characterization and qualification
  • Knowledge of memory test patterns
  • Knowledge of DRAM reliability
  • Knowledge with state of the art packaging technology (POP, TSV, etc.) and their relationship to DRAM signal/power integrity
  • Previous experience in Failure Analysis of DRAM devices
  • Excellent hardware and software debug skill
  • Experience working with the major DRAM memory vendors
  • Strong background in computer architecture
  • Programming experience in C/C++
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork abilities


- Working with design, verification and integration engineers to ensure memory controller requirements are well-defined and cover the scope of DRAM based corner cases - Collaborating with Architecture and DRAM vendors for Apple's main memory solution - Ensuring DRAM simulation meets Apple's requirements - Ensuring the internal and external DRAM silicon and package level testing meets Apple's requirements - Drive the validation and qualification of DRAM with the memory vendors - Debugging RMA material with apparent DRAM related defects - Collaborating with the DRAM vendors to improve test coverage - Drive roadmaps and specs of memory vendors for next technology node devices

Education & Experience

PhD, MS or BS Degree in technical discipline

Additional Requirements

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