Wireless Cellular Protocol Software Engineer

Munich, Bavaria-Bayern, Germany
Machine Learning and AI


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200490339
Apple’s Cellular Software team is seeking hard-working, highly motivated and focused engineers to work across protocol layers on groundbreaking cellular technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • Good understanding of one or multiple cellular technologies: UMTS, HSPA+, LTE or NR and related 3GPP/ETSI standards.
  • Knowledge in cellular protocols (e.g. PHY, MAC, RLC, RRC, NAS, etc.) in LTE/NR domain.
  • Strong software development and debugging skills including design & programming (C/C++).
  • Experience in test case scripting, and conforming to relevant ETSI/3GPP protocol technical specifications is important. Experience with GCF/IOT/Carrier Approval tests is a huge plus.
  • Proficient with test automation and scripting (e.g. Python).
  • Comprehensive log analysis, fixing, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly motivated and proactive, fast learner, a good great teammate


This role involves designing verification strategies, develop test suites and maintaining regression test systems to ensure Apple wireless products conform to 3GPP protocols and offer a best-in-class user experience. Are you equally passionate about cellular technologies and have the dream to work on groundbreaking cellular technologies? Then we are looking for you. As part of this team, you will play a crucial role in delivering the next-generation iPhone user experience worldwide.

Education & Experience

Bachelors or Masters in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent with significant industry experience working in Cellular Protocol S/W development or Test.

Additional Requirements

  • Apple’s most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programs. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programs that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.
  • Apple benefits programs vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements.
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