RF SoC Automation Tool Developer

San Diego, California, United States


Role Number:200451992
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. We invite you to join us if you are looking for a challenging RF/Wireless Design Validation Test (DVT) Engineering position! Individuals will work with PHY, MAC, RFIC circuit designers and system integration engineers to do: RF bench testing, debugging, and characterizing RF Wireless SoC performance. Individuals will either automate mentioned tasks and/or help specify test procedures especially for tasks that are done repeatedly or require extensive setup.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong software/scripting skills with background in Wireless RF systems fundamentals.
  • Solid experience of building software tools and scripting to perform RF parametric testing such as EVM, RX sensitivity, ACPR, blocker testing, etc.
  • Unix/Linux scripting knowledge with objected oriented programming experience such as Python is a requirement.
  • Strong working knowledge of test equipment, such as; network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, vector signal analyzer, vector signal generator, etc.
  • Proficiency with basic metrics for determining quality of digital communication signals measured.


- Tool and software development for automating test equipment, on board circuitry, and device settings; server/client communication a plus - Writing scripts that plot, parse, and analyze large data sets of data. - Generating RF design/verification/test reports by working with RF, systems, and integration teams.

Education & Experience

BS + 10 years of relevant experience. MS preferred.

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits