Signal and Power Integrity Engineer (SI/PI)

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Hardware

Summary

Posted: Oct 22, 2018
Role Number: 200000905
We’re a diverse collection of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, as well as with services, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. And the same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. We are seeking an experienced signal and power integrity engineer with strong capabilities in SI/PI aspects of architectural direction and product development. The candidate must have deep knowledge of all aspects of Signal Integrity for high speed SerDes, parallel bus, memory, flexes deployed in portable consumer electronics devices. The engineer will play an integral role in developing innovative technologies and new products.

Key Qualifications

  • You should be familiar with signal and power integrity issues of high speed interfaces
  • Experience working with the actual product package/board/FLEX design and analysis, SI/PI methodology development, and lab correlation/validation of the simulation results
  • Excellent academic background; 3+ years of working experience beyond graduate school studies is preferred
  • Familiarity with lab equipment, such as: VNA, TDR, real-time scope, spectrum analyzer, etc
  • Possess strong fundamentals in 3D/2D EM simulation tools and transmission line theory
  • Team player with excellent conversational and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills, and ability to work independently

Description

Work on the electrical and physical design of high-speed interface systems Work on the electrical extraction and validation of PCB and FLEX Work with connector/Cable/FLEX vendors to optimize design and guarantee robustness SI and PI modeling, simulation, and characterization of high-speed interfaces Perform feasibility study, design verification, and sign off Develop and execute test plans to validate signal and power integrity Work with manufacture and system engineering to debug and improve product yield

Education & Experience

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