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Sr. Mixed-Signal Verification Engineer

San Diego, CA


Posted: Mar 4, 2024

Role Number:200498020

Would you like to join Apple's growing wireless silicon development team? Our wireless SOC organization is responsible for all aspects of wireless silicon development with a particular emphasis on highly energy efficient design and new technologies that transform the user experience at the product level, all of which is driven by a world-class vertically integrated engineering team spanning RF/Analog architecture and design, Systems/PHY/MAC architecture and design, VLSI/RTL design and integration, Emulation, Design Verification, Test and Validation, and FW/SW engineering. In this role, you will be verifying RF/Mixed-Signal blocks and SOCs using SystemVerilog to create testbenches, checkers, models and tests. You will build and execute test plans to meet project schedule and metric requirements, including coverage metrics.

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Key Qualifications

  • BS and 10+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Industry verification experience with RF/Mixed-Signal blocks and SOCs.
  • Expertise building Mixed-Signal testbenches, checkers and tests using System Verilog.
  • Expertise creating and using real-numbered analog behavioral models in System Verilog/Verilog-AMS.
  • Experience in HVL methodology (UVM/OVM/VMM) and HDL (System Verilog, Verilog) for verification.
  • Strong verification skills in problem solving, constrained random testing, and debugging.
  • Understanding of common analog/RF blocks.
  • Experience with signal processing using Python or Matlab a plus.
  • Experience with Virtuoso Composer, ADE, and HED a plus.
  • Team spirit, excellent communication skills and the desire to take on diverse challenges.


-Understand details of microarchitecture and build block / chip level testbench from mixed signal verification context. -Review specifications, extract features, define and execute verification plan in coordination with architects and analog designers -Build and reuse real numbered analog behavioral models, monitors, and checkers for RF/Mixed-Signal blocks. -Develop top/block level Mixed Signal and Digital testbench and generate directed and randomized tests in an SV/UVM framework. -Debug failures, fix testbench/model/checker issues, manage bug tracking, and analyze and close coverage. -Hold detailed verification reviews and set standard for coding quality. -Write scripts and define processes for increased automation of Mixed Signal verification flow. -Work closely with team members to improve Mixed Signal methodology and flow.

Education & Experience

BS and 10+ years of relevant industry experience

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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-200498020-1
Employment Type: Other

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