GNSS Systems Engineer
San Diego, California, United States
Would you like to join Apple’s growing wireless silicon development team? Our wireless SOC organization is responsible for all aspects of wireless silicon development with a particular emphasis on highly energy efficient design and new technologies that transform the user experience at the product level, all of which is driven by a world-class vertically integrated engineering team spanning RF/Analog architecture and design, Systems/PHY/MAC architecture and design, VLSI/RTL design and integration, Emulation, Design Verification, Test and Validation, and FW/SW engineering. As a Senior Wireless Systems Engineer, you will be a key member of our highly innovative Wireless SoC design team, defining modem architectures, driving physical-layer algorithm designs, and developing digital signal processing schemes for novel ultra-low-power wireless applications.
- At least 7 years industry experience in the areas of digital signal processing, wireless communication and chip development, and at least 5 years of experience in GNSS development.
- Strong foundation in physical layer functionality for wireless systems in areas such as detection/acquisition, synchronization, parameter estimation & tracking, etc.
- Familiarity with common analog/RF impairments encountered in GNSS and wireless systems.
- Proficiency with modeling in MATLAB and/or C/C++/System C required; familiarity with high level scripting languages such as python desirable.
- Must have implementation experience with GNSS wireless system as well as low-power design expertise.
- Experience with lab bring-up of SoC designs reaching volume production desirable.
- Experience with leading technical initiatives and key deliverables.
Partner with other systems engineers, analog/RF IC designers, digital designers and firmware engineers to derive, simulate, implement, verify and test physical layer features, to enable a variety of novel applications in the portable & wearable consumer electronics space. Work closely with analog/RF IC designers, characterizing, accounting, and calibrating for non-idealities of real-life GNSS/wireless devices. Work closely with digital designers, deriving the signal processing model, directing the IC design, simulation, verification, implementation, tape-out and post-silicon bring-up. Partition and define the interface between digital IC and firmware. Work closely with firmware engineers, deriving the signal processing model, developing baseband processing firmware and chip bring-up.
Education & Experience
BSEE with focus on digital communication & signal processing desired, MS is preferred.