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Mixed Signal Hardware Design Engineer

Sunnyvale, CA


Posted: Mar 25, 2024

Role Number:200452430

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 dedicated individual to join our team. We support WiFi, Bluetooth, UWB, NFC, GPS, and emerging technologies. As a Mixed Signal Hardware Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and verification of digital and power portions of wireless designs across all Apple products. The applicant should be familiar with computer system architecture and digital design. The candidate will work proactively with other cross-functional engineering groups responsible for other blocks in the system.

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Key Qualifications

  • Great understanding of protocol specifications for communication interfaces like PCIe, MIPI, I2C, SPI, UART etc.
  • M.S.E.E. preferred, not required
  • Experience leading projects from definition stage to mass production with minimal supervision. Proven track record of leading project teams in order to complete projects or key components of the project
  • 5+ years experience delivering consumer electronic products is preferred
  • Experience in architectural discussion with cross-functional leaders related to Power supply and Digital design for the connectivity HW and able to influence product direction for these designs
  • Experience with power supply/power management
  • Hands on debug experience with usage of modern lab equipment (DSOs, Logic Analyzers, Protocol Analyzers)
  • Experience in writing basic software routines and test scripts
  • Strong desire to investigation system level issues and drive problems to closure in a team-based environment with a proactive demeanor
  • Experience with mobile and/or embedded processors and memory systems
  • Experience with schematic capture/layout
  • Experience interacting with offshore manufacturing partners
  • Successful track record of delivering highly innovative communications products
  • Experience with high volume, low power, mobile products.


The Mixed Signal Hardware Design Engineer will: -Closely work with internal hardware, software and silicon teams to define system interconnects and power supplies. Implement in product schematics and layout -Work with internal hardware and silicon teams to bring-up, characterize (performance/power) and validate new digital interfaces + protocols -Work with Power supply application circuit design and validation, including load step response, ripple and accuracy, stability -Work with external chipset vendors to develop successful integration and verification plans -Potentially be required to travel internationally as needed (15%)

Education & Experience

B.S. and 10+ 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 $160,700.00 and $282,500.00, 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-200452430-1
Employment Type: Other

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