RF Systems Engineer - RAN5 Standards

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200196080
At Apple, we work every single day to craft products that enrich people’s lives. Do you love working on challenges that no one has solved yet? As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the outstanding and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every day! Apple's RF Systems Engineering Team is looking for a passionate, self-motivated RF Systems Engineer that can make technical contributions towards 4G, 5G and upcoming Cellular test specifications. You will actively attend and participate in 3GPP (LTE and 5G-NR) RAN5 meetings.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience and deep understanding of System Level RF Parameters, RF component characteristics and their behavior
  • Solid understanding of at least one Cellular Wireless technology including GSM, UMTS, CDMA or LTE, 5G
  • Good understanding of 3GPP standardization process and a background in 3GPP standardization in RAN5 is a significant plus
  • Understanding of Antenna characteristics impact to Radiated testing; familiarity with Radiated test setups and Radiated chamber calibration and use
  • Experience with RF lab test equipment
  • Strong communications and organizational skill and the ability to multitask across various fields and tasks
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Energy and Passion to thrive in a start-up like environment


You will actively participate in 3GPP RAN5 standards meetings and steer/support the RF Wireless Systems & Compliance Engineering organization. You will collaborate with vendors, technology suppliers and cross-functional partners in making technical contributions towards 4G & 5G specifications in RAN5. You will define RF HW test requirements, design and implement in-house test systems, debug and resolve issues, and manage the processes to ensure Apple products conform to all applicable standards. You will be part of a team defining and doing research of next generation cellular standards.

Education & Experience

MS in Electrical Engineering with 5 years or above of relevant work experience OR PhD with 3 years or above in Electrical Engineering.

Additional Requirements