Wireless System Integration and Test Engineer

Irvine, California, United States


Role Number:200537658
You will be part of a dynamic group and have the rare and extraordinary opportunity to craft products that will delight and encourage millions of Apple’s customers. In this role you will be responsible for bringup and integration of the PHY/Radio and executing the PHY and radio level characterization on internal silicon solution from chip back until shipping in your favorite Apple products

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge in existing wireless communication protocols: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be, LTE/WCDMA/GSM, or 802.11ad/ay.
  • Understanding communication theory and key Tx/Rx metrics like EVM and sensitivity.
  • Experience bringing up radio calibration algorithms (such as Power Control, IQ imbalance, LO Leakage, TSSI or others).
  • Experience in system bring-up, integration, characterization, and debug of real wireless silicon in a lab.
  • Experience using and understanding of the theory of operation of wireless/RF test equipment such as signal analyzer, signal generator, and spectrum analyzer.
  • Experience developing test automation including equipment drivers, debug tools, automation scripts, database interfaces, and reporting tools.
  • Experience with Python, Matlab, Perl, Javascript, C/C++, or C#
  • Experience with automation infrastructure development (traceability, repeatability) and related tools (GIT, CI, database, reporting tools).


In this individual technical contributor role you will be responsible for system integration and characterization of state-of-the-art wireless SoC products. You will engage with the first silicon arrives to bringup, integrate, tune and debug the Phy and radio system operation and performance. You will use your understanding of communication theory and radio calibration algorithms to optimize performance and debug issues on the silicon. Your experience using and understanding the test equipment to identify and zero in on issues and your software skills to configure and probe the chip. As an owner of the silicon performance you will be key in making sure Apple products exceed expectations.

Education & Experience

BS + 3 years of relevant experience.

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits