Embedded Software Engineer - DRAM

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

Summary

Posted:
Role Number: 200003696
Do you love creating elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you’ll help design and manufacture our next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient processor, system-on-chip (SoC). You’ll ensure Apple products and services can seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved by millions. Joining this group means you’ll 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. Come join a dedicated team of Embedded Engineers who every single day use our skills and expertise to ensure Apple's current and future products are of the highest standards for our customers. You'll join as a specialist in DDR embedding engineering where you will be responsible for designing and implementing DRAM initialization, training, and characterization software for Apple’s SOCs. This role requires cross functional efforts with HW design teams and OS teams.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with LPDDR3 & LPDDR4 I/O interface
  • Knowledge of LPDDR5 a plus
  • Experience with DRAM initialization and training/calibration
  • 2+ years of DRAM experience, including debugging and characterization
  • 5+ years of embedded software design experience
  • Exposure to SoC bring up
  • Expert embedded C firmware programmer
  • Experience using laboratory equipment (e.g., logic analyzer, digital oscilloscope)
  • Experience reading and working from complex schematics

Description

-Design and implementation of firmware for DRAM initialization, training, and characterization -Enhancing and maintaining the development and debug environments, tools and methodologies -Support of functional test environment for device characterization, failure analysis, and mass production -Developing software to confirm that the silicon behaves as architected under the various supported modes -Developing targeted functional tests to screen failures identified during the product lifecycle

Education & Experience

BSEE/MSEE, BSCE/MSCE, BSCS/MSCS or demonstrated equivalent experience

Additional Requirements