Baseband Hardware Design Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200446441
We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacular new features for custom applications. Apple is meeting those needs as robustly and as creatively as possible and is interested in people who want to help meet that commitment. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. If that sounds like the kind of environment that you find intriguing, then let's talk. These elements come together to make Apple an amazing environment for motivated people to do the greatest work of their lives. You will become part of a team that sets the standard in cultivating excellence, creativity and innovation. Will you help us design the next generation of revolutionary Apple products? Be a part of a premier design team responsible for the architecture, design, implementation, and integration of the baseband system for all Apple products. The applicant should be familiar with computer system architecture and digital design. The candidate will work proactively with other cross-functional engineering groups.

Key Qualifications

  • BSEE and 3+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Strong EE fundamentals and experience with mobile and/or embedded processors
  • Experience with memory systems, DC-DC / power/clock management, high speed digital interfaces
  • Schematic capture/layout and hands on test/debug experience
  • Scripting experience and Signal/Power integrity simulation experience preferred
  • Wireless protocol or RF experience preferred but not required
  • Strong communications and organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience interacting with offshore manufacturing partners
  • Energy and desire to thrive in a start-up like environment
  • Successful track record of delivering highly innovative communications products
  • Position will require some international travel when approved to do so


This is an EE (a.k.a baseband HW) position in the Hardware Technology group of Apple and it is one of the most diverse role out there! This team is responsible for the digital and power management domain of all wireless chipset in Apple products from concept to product announcement. During architectural stage you will work with world-class architects and IC designers on next-gen chipset’s Power/Digital/Clock management. During development, you will drive schematics/layout/bring-up of both development and form factor HW. You will debug HW/SW/Co-existence issue that are often seen only by the scale and volume of an Apple product. You will also have the full weight of the world’s leading contract manufacturer behind you in factory prototype support. This role also requires heavy multi-functional collaboration with other teams (Apple SoC, battery, sensors, iOS…etc) and therefore, you will also maintain a firm grasp of the entire product landscape outside of wireless design.

Education & Experience

BS and 3+ years of relevant industry experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits