SoC Performance Verification

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200002254
Does making the next great technology product excite you? Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, our new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. We bring passion and dedication to our job and when you are a part of our team there's no telling what you could accomplish. The SoC Performance Verification is a critical job within Apple's Hardware Technology. Joining this group means you will be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple's devices. Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices.

Key Qualifications

  • You are well-rounded in performance verification and are a team player with excellent interpersonal skills. You have the desire to tackle diverse challenges. Requirements include:
  • Advanced knowledge of CPU & SOC architecture/design
  • Familiarity with verification environments and Verilog
  • Experience with low-level programming of complex computer systems in C/C++/assembly


In this highly transparent role, as part of a highly talented team, the SoC Performance Verification Engineer will be at the heart of the chip design effort working with all disciplines (vertical product model) with critical impact in getting high-performing products to millions of customers quickly. Review specifications, develop test plans, tests & coverage plans, define methodology & test benches. Work closely with architecture, design & micro-architecture teams to understand the functional & performance goals of the design. Correlate RTL performance against model performance. Run regressions, handle bug tracking, analyze code & functional coverage...etc. Work independently & lead work you're doing to align with the project goals plus support multi-functional engineering efforts.

Education & Experience

BSEE or BSCS required; Master’s or PhD desired.

Additional Requirements