SoC Engineering Program Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200274891
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, intelligent people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. Do you want to join us in these pursuits? Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product! As a Silicon Program Manager within the Hardware Technology Engineering organization, you will lead silicon program schedules and resolving technical issues that enable on-time silicon. This is an individual contributor role, helping manage the development process for SOC silicon used in next-generation Apple products. The focus of this role is on the initial phases of architecture, specifications, design, and pre-silicon prototyping to initial samples. Interaction and coordination with post-silicon validation teams is also expected.

Key Qualifications

  • Requires 5+ years of experience in SoC/VLSI Chip Design, ASIC Chip Design, or Technology process development
  • 1+ years in Technical Program or Project Management, or Functional Management experience
  • Great leadership and communication skills (Executive communication)
  • Experience working in a dynamic engineering environment, strong at multi-tasking and real-time crisis management
  • Expertise owning and driving project development using well-defined metrics
  • Experience working with ASIC & VLSI design flows and leading silicon projects from concept to production
  • Programming language experience (Javascript, Python, Perl)
  • Familiarity with project management tools (Confluence, JIRA)


• Work on a Program Management team responsible for driving technical issue resolution to enable on-time silicon to meet daring product schedules of state-of-the-art silicon • Drive internal program process to guarantee high-quality silicon definition and design execution • Support high-level milestone execution in a fast-paced design team • Interface and drive silicon issues within multi-functional teams: Design, Verification, Validation, Technology, System Hardware, and Core Software • Focus design teams on meeting near-term achievements and unblocking technical issues by pulling together the right technical experts to resolve the issues with data driven decision-making • Manage dependencies across various programs, functional teams, and sites • Coordination and management with other organizations (Systems, SW, Ops) • Attend and drive technical sessions with suppliers/design partners to track and follow up issues and escalations • Focused issue reporting, bug tracking, and communication of program risks & status

Education & Experience

MSEE/BSEE Degree or equivalent

Additional Requirements