Power Systems Architect (Wireless) - Platform Architecture

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Feb 12, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200002705
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Key Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of wireless radio standards (including but not limited to 5G-NR, LTE, UMTS, 802.11ax, 802.11ad) and their implications on wireless chipset architectures and on the modes of operation of a chipset
  • 5+ years of wireless system architecture experience in mobile applications and expertise with power modeling of wireless chipsets or platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams and proficiency in leading technical initiatives across a cross functional organization
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills and ability to develop detailed system architecture and design documentation
  • Understanding of SOC and mobile system and power delivery and power management architectures
  • Innovative and critical thinker with proven analytical skills and innate curiosity
  • Highly professional, collaborative, with extraordinary communication and presentation skills


In this role you will be a key member of the wireless architecture team acting as the technical lead for power modeling and architecture for wireless systems. You will architect, analyze, prototype and evaluate power management algorithms and architecture for cellular chipsets. You will be explore and implement a variety of power management solutions to improve battery life, system energy efficiency while providing magnificent user experience. You will collaborate closely with system, SOC, and software developers to create, prototype and evaluate HW/SW solutions for multiple product segments. You will deliver advanced and leading edge power management software prototypes. You will use data driven analysis to quantify and explain multi-functional trade-offs between system design, power consumption and user experience to an exceptionally sophisticated multi-disciplinary team of engineers.

Education & Experience

MS/PhD in Computer Science or Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements