Pre-Silicon Validation Engineering Program Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number: 200101490
Do you want to utilize your engineering background to make big things happen? Can you influence, connect, get results, and communicate effectively? Come to Apple and work within a dynamic team to deliver innovative silicon products/technologies to our customers. This is an excellent opportunity to engage in leading edge technologies and contribute to new Apple products year after year. Be at the center of the action on new silicon product development for Apple's groundbreaking SoC's! Apple seeks a Silicon Engineering Program Manager within the Hardware Technologies organization to join an experienced program management team driving silicon program schedules and resolving technical issues that enable on time silicon delivery. You will help lead and drive programs involving the pre-silicon validation and bring-up of state-of-the-art technology used in next generation Apple products. Not only will you help bring our leading-edge processors to market, but you will also influence future designs from lessons learned. This position will collaborate with multi-functional teams to validate new silicon and software designed specifically for new Apple product development.

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in SOC/VLSI Chip Design or Validation, Software/Firmware Development, or Product Engineering.
  • 2+ 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.
  • Shown ability to drive resolution of critical problems.


In this high profile role you will be responsible for the following: • Work on an EPM team responsible for driving technical issue resolution to enable on-time silicon to meet ambitious 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 multi-functional teams on meeting near term work and unblocking technical issues by pulling together the right multi-functional technical authority to resolve issues with data based decision-making. • Attend and drive technical sessions with 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