Modem System Test Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200292392
Join the Wireless Technologies and Ecosystems organization and drive innovation that matters! We build and seamlessly integrate technologies that enrich peoples' lives and deliver the best user-experience. We are looking for a highly reciprocal individual who can excel in a high-paced environment. Be ready to make something extraordinary when you come here. Dynamic, encouraging people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. If you're passionate about building technology that will make a difference, we may have the job for you!

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience as an Interoperability Development, Test or Systems Engineer
  • Deep knowledge in cellular protocol stack, including but not limited to, PHY/MAC/RLC/RRC/NAS procedures as well as end to end system knowledge (5G NR, LTE, WCDMA)
  • Past work experience in projects involving infrastructure vendors and/or chipset/OEM
  • Experience of hands-on experience testing wireless technologies (5G-NR, LTE, UMTS, WiFi-calling, IMS etc.)
  • Hands-on experience working with cellular infrastructure vendors on algorithm development and feature improvements
  • Excellent log analysis, troubleshooting, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Scripting skills in Perl, Python, Shell is a plus
  • Consistent track record of project work from concept to commercialization
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment and can clearly communicate while deftly driving multiple projects across many teams
  • Fervently hardworking and inquisitive, and seeks to tackle everyday problems in innovative ways
  • Laser-focused on the smallest details that are meaningful to our customers


We expect you to be hands-on relying upon diagnostics, analytics, crowd sourced information, lab/field experimentations as well as code/architecture review to exploit the opportunities for improvement and work multi-functionally with platform architecture, standardization, firmware/protocol development, system test & carrier engineering teams to drive the enhancement proposals and baseband optimizations. You will be required to develop advanced system evaluation and debugging capabilities. Our members enjoy the flexibility to be involved in all aspects of Protocol software - PHY, RF, SIM, NAS, AS, IP, TCP/UDP and iOS interfaces, to ensure the most robust and customer friendly software. If you are passionate about cellular technologies, want to make an impact and have the desire to work on groundbreaking cellular technologies, then we are looking for you. As part of this team you'll be impacting iPhone user experience in 100+ countries by engaging in continuous process improvements for a well tested and robust software.

Education & Experience

Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Wireless Communications or equivalent PHD in EE a plus

Additional Requirements