RF Systems Integration Engineer – WiFi / Bluetooth

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200210616
Do you want to impact billions of users by developing an extraordinary product with a prime focus on wireless accuracy and performance? Come and join us! You will become part of a hands-on development team that furthers engineering perfection, creativity, and innovation. Dynamic, encouraging people and innovative technologies are the norm here. We want you to join our team if you are an inventive engineer with the desire to research and develop solutions that do not yet exist. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and validation of RF systems across Apple’s newest products including iPhones, Watches, iPads and others. You will advance a system to guarantee the efficient and the most consistent RF performance for all Apple products. The design of such a system requires good RF fundamentals, communications theory background, and sound programming practices. This entails working closely across multiple Apple teams, chipset vendors, instruments vendors and contract manufacturers.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of RF fundamentals and communications theory
  • Solid fundamentals and relevant work experience programming in C or C++
  • Good working knowledge of RF calibrations and RF metrics
  • Good understanding of antenna OTA testing
  • Hands-on experience with RF lab equipment including: spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, vector signal generators, power sensors, switch controllers, etc.
  • Basic understanding of the WiFi, Bluetooth standards especially on the physical layer
  • Energy and drive to thrive in a start-up like environment
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts & scalable software design principles
  • Capable of traveling overseas


- 3+ years of industry experience or equivalent - Recent experience in developing test solutions for various wireless technologies - Recent experience developing new software applications or drivers on any platform - Recent experience with current and upcoming wireless RF standards (e.g. WiFi 802.11ax, 802.11ay, Bluetooth 5.0, 5G) - Proven track record designing calibration algorithms for Tx Power, RSSI, pre-distortion, or IQ mismatch - Familiarity with tools that enable high volume manufacturing of these technologies - Ability to write and maintain scripts in one or more of these languages: Python, PERL, or Ruby - Experience with machine learning - Experience with big data analysis - Experience with web design and related technologies. (html, javascript, sql, mongo-db)

Education & Experience

BSEE required, MSEE preferred

Additional Requirements