CAD Engineer - System Requirement and Verification

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200163530
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 to 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. As a member of our team you will be responsible for development and verification of tools and flows as well as definition of data models and solution architectures for our requirements and verification flows. You will configure, operate and support a data middleware solution and required data synch use models connecting the product lifecycle management framework with the hardware/software design verification environments. The role also includes support and guidance for our design engineers who need an engaged partner that will continuously strive to enable them to excel by providing an optimised working environment that suites the needs of the development community. You will be working with an energized and highly motivated CAD team that comprehensively supports Apple’s chip design efforts. At the same time you will collaborate with teams from different domains, helping to create holistic approaches managing the executions and verification of our product development. In addition, you will closely work with EDA vendors to incorporate new capabilities of their commercial tools, and to resolve issues.

Key Qualifications

  • We are looking for strong engineers with experience in the following areas:
  • More than 5 years of experience in silicon / chip development industry
  • Strong programming abilities in Perl, Python or Tcl
  • Good understanding of HW and SoC design workflows
  • Experience supporting product lifecycle solutions (Requirements-, Test-, Change-Management) and software development environments
  • Experience as verification or software engineer
  • Proficiency with defining and implementing system workflows
  • Proficiency with databases and middleware solutions
  • Proficiency with Linux OS, utilities and scripting
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Great teammate with strong written and verbal interpersonal skills, and a service and support mentality


- Develop, deploy, and support robust, configurable, and scalable tools to enable requirements management and verification across different projects - Configure, operate and support a data middleware solution and required data synch use models - Create scalable integrations for test execution frameworks and EDA verification planning tooling - Define use cases and architect solution for Middleware and data flow backbone. - Create data pre- and post-processing stages.

Education & Experience

- BS or MS degree in technical field

Additional Requirements