SoC Silicon Debug Engineering Program Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Oct 23, 2018
Role Number: 200001475
Are you a leader? Do you want to utilize your engineering background to make big things happen? Can you influence, connect, get results and communicate effectively? Can you deliver on a predictable and dynamic schedule? Be at the center of the action on new silicon product development for Apple's groundbreaking SoC's! Apple seeks a Senior Silicon Program Manager within the Silicon Engineering Group (SEG) Engineering organization. You help lead and drive programs involving silicon debug, bring-up and validation for state-of-the-art technology used in next generation Apple products. In this multifaceted role, and as a member of a Senior Project Management team, you will drive Silicon program schedules and resolve technical issues that enable on time silicon delivery. This position will collaborate with multi-functional teams to resolve silicon issues blocking product development starting with initial silicon bring up through production release and beyond.

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience in SOC / VLSI Chip Design, DRAM, Product Engineering.
  • 5+ years of Technical program management / vendor management experience.
  • Experience in silicon validation or qualification of ASIC's.
  • Experience with ARM architecture and leading silicon projects from concept to production is considered a plus.
  • Extraordinary leadership skills and ability to inspire team members with an innate ability to see the bigger picture.
  • Passion to own/drive project development using well-defined metrics.
  • Experience working in a high-energy multi-disciplined engineering environment, strong at multi-tasking, and real-time crisis management
  • Thrive in dynamic schedule driven development environment
  • Ability to understand and extract action plans from complex technical discussions and translate into succinct messaging for multi-functional and executive status reporting
  • Excellent debugging skills. Proven ability to drive resolution of critical problems.


In this high profile role you will be responsible for the following: • Work on a PM team responsible for driving technical issue resolution to enable on-time silicon to meet daring product schedules. • Drive internal program process to guarantee high quality silicon execution. • Interface and drive silicon issues across multi-functional teams: Design, Verification, Validation, Technology, System Hardware and Software. • Focus silicon team on meeting near term work and unblocking technical issues by pulling together the right multi-functional technical expert(s) to resolve issues with data based decision-making. • Attend and drive technical sessions with suppliers/design partners to track & follow up issues/escalations. • Focused issue reporting, bug tracking, and communication of program risks & status.

Education & Experience

• MS / BS Degree in Computer / Electrical Engineering.

Additional Requirements