Silicon Validation Engineering Program Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200054087
Are you a leader? Do you want to utilize your engineering skills to make big things happen? Can you influence, connect, get results and communicate effectively? Can you deliver on a predictable and dynamic schedule? As a Program Manager within the HW Technology Program Management team, you will be responsible for driving Apple’s silicon validation programs – from board design, through factory builds, deployment and support in the hands of silicon validation engineers. This is an individual contributor role, working on a Senior Program Management team that drives silicon program schedules and resolving technical issues that enable delivering silicon on-time. This position will collaborate with multi-functional teams that enable validation teams to resolve silicon issues blocking product development starting with initial silicon bring-up through production release and beyond.

Key Qualifications

  • Requires 5-7 years of experience in reference board design for silicon verification and validation.
  • Experience in Program/Project Management or cross-functional leadership roles.
  • Experience managing, organizing and maintaining multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Great leadership skills and ability to encourage team members with an innate ability to see the bigger picture.
  • Flexible and able to find workable solutions when unforeseen issues arise.
  • Dedicated to own/drive project development using well-defined metrics.
  • Experience running silicon projects from concept to production is considered a plus.


• Work on a PM team responsible for driving technical issue resolution to enable on-time silicon to meet aggressive product schedules • Create and manage silicon validation hardware programs and processes, including board design, specification and schematic approvals, factory builds • Define allocation requirements for multiple silicon validation teams and work with system teams to acquire the hardware necessary to execute silicon validation plans within tightly defined schedules • Disciplined issue reporting and communication of program risks & status • Attend and drive technical sessions with cross functional teams to track and follow up issues/escalations • Technical understanding of system design & silicon validation planning

Education & Experience

• MS / BS Degree in technical discipline.

Additional Requirements