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SoC Physical Design Engineer, Electrical Analysis

San Diego, CA


Posted: Feb 23, 2024

Role Number:200460195

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, hardworking 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. Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product! As a Physical Electrical Analysis Engineer on our SoC team, you will be driving the electrical analysis and verification of an SoC.

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Key Qualifications

  • Minimum BS and 10+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Solid background and knowledge of low-power circuit design, computer architecture, and digital systems.
  • Multi-year hands-on experience working on ASIC or AMS physical implementation and analysis flow for IP blocks as well as SoC fullchip.
  • Proficient in automating and debugging verification flows for digital VLSI design.
  • Knowledge with industrial EDA backend tools like Redhawk, PrimeRail, Voltus or a similar tool is required. Experience with Innovus, Design Compiler, PrimeTime and Tempus is preferred.
  • Familiar with voltage drop budgeting, low-power design techniques, and sign-off criteria for solid-state digital circuit systems.
  • You have engaged in multiple design tape-outs regarding power integrity signoff.
  • Circuit design background and SPICE experience are a plus.


• As a senior member of our SoC physical design team, you will be performing various electrical analyses at the block or chip level, including but not limited to: Gridcheck, ESD, Static/Dynamic IR, EM, Noise and Signal EM. • You will collaborate with the CAD/library/circuit technology/system teams for tech/flow evaluation, bring-up, validation and qualification for SoC chip development. • You will also work with the implementation team during the entire chip design cycle to drive EMIR test planning, analysis support, and sign-off closure for tape-out. • You will manage schedules and support cross-functional engineering efforts for the success of Apple's SoC product development.

Education & Experience

Minimum BS 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 $161,700.00 and $284,900.00, 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): San Diego, CA, USA
Job ID: apple-200460195-1
Employment Type: Other

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