SoC System Level Product Development Engineer

    • Cupertino, CA


Posted: Jan 30, 2020

Role Number: 200060472

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. Apple's, Silicon Engineering group seeks to hire a highly motivated Product Development Engineer that will establish the overall software and hardware test strategy for new product lines. The successful candidate will incorporate a team-oriented test-driven development process and will bring experience designing and implementing cost effective hardware and software Manufacturing Test solutions. We are seeking dynamic engineers to lead Apples next generation products from NPI stages that allows for a rapid and smooth transition into full-scale production to meet both engineering and volume commitments.

Key Qualifications

  • In depth knowledge of Semiconductor Manufacturing Process and proven understanding of Electronic Engineering Fundamentals, Design for Test and Manufacturing Concepts
  • Expertise in Semiconductor Test Methodology
  • 7+ years meaningful experience
  • Expertise in System Level device operation and automation and SW build validation
  • Experience working on system validation interface and understanding of SoC Digital, Mixed Signal & PMIC Devices with hands on VLSI ATE experience is a huge plus
  • Programming skills for writing and debugging SoC firmware as well as test programs is nice to have
  • Competency in programming with Scripting languages (ie, PERL, PYTHON) and high level languages (ie, C#/C/C++ or Visual Basic withNET framework)
  • Able to work with test equipment (ie, oscilloscope, logic analyzer, etc)


- Develop and document test plan for new devices introduction - Drive continuous improvement in the Manufacturing line, resulting in reduced cycle time, increased yields and improved cost. - Evaluate new product's testability and operability. - Design and debug of System Level Test automation programs and hardware for debug, characterization, qualification and production of SoC devices. - Work with cross-functional teams to drive towards failure root cause analysis - Communicate frequently with many different multi-functional teams. (Typical teams include operations, new product teams, GSM, development engineering, Materials, and external equipment suppliers). - Knowledgeable in production control processes, data analysis/interpretation GR&R

Education & Experience

BSEE / MSEE is required

Additional Requirements

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