DRAM Product Engineer

    • Cupertino, CA


Posted: Jan 30, 2020

Role Number: 200003767

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 expertly 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 ensure the successful integration of DRAM memories with Apple's SoC devices.

Key Qualifications

  • Requires 5+ years in DRAM development
  • Excellent communication skills and collaboration abilities
  • Knowledge in DRAM cell architectures
  • Deep understanding in DRAM memory organization and periphery design for low DRAM power
  • Experience with memory interface verification with understanding DDR-PHY and Memory Controller
  • Experience with LPDDR IO (DDR/DDR2/DDR3/DDR4) characterization and qualification
  • Knowledge in memory test patterns
  • Familiarity in 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++


- Working with design, verification, and integration engineers to ensure memory controller requirements are well-defined and cover the scope of DRAM based corner cases - Drive the roadmaps and specs of memory vendors for next technology node devices - Collaborating with the DRAM vendors for Apple's main memory solution and to improve DRAM Fab/Assembly related defects - Ensuring the timing, voltage and power of the DRAM silicon meets Apple's requirements - Define DRAM corner silicon and ensure all AC/DC characteristics represent corner cases - Drive the validation and qualification of DRAM with the memory vendors - Debugging RMA material with apparent DRAM related defects

Education & Experience

PhD, MS, or BS Degree in technical discipline

Additional Requirements

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