ASIC Digital Design Engineer Lead

Austin, Texas, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200459597
Are you a leader? Do you want to utilize your engineering background to make big things happen? Can you influence, connect, get results and communicate effectively? Can you deliver on a predictable and dynamic schedule? We have an extraordinary opportunity for senior level engineers to drive and lead technical engagements between Apple and silicon suppliers working on groundbreaking technologies! The Custom Silicon Management Group provides critical custom silicon for all mobile products including iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV. Apple is looking for remarkable applicants for our Display Digital Design lead role to work with multi-functional teams and external vendors to define, develop and productize the next generation of devices.

Key Qualifications

  • BS+10 Years of relevant industry experience. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of digital design experience in complex multi-million gate architectures and deep sub-micron technologies, achieving multiple tape-outs with a majority of the tape-outs reaching MP with first silicon.
  • Drive and improve digital design methodology to achieve high quality first silicon.
  • Hands on experience with FPGA emulation, silicon bring-up, characterization and debug.
  • Experience with mixed signal design is highly desired.
  • Experience with display interconnect standards - MIPI, DP, HDMI is a definite plus.
  • Experience with display pipeline elements and/or TCON development is highly desired.
  • Able to work with cross functional teams within Apple and external vendors across geographical boundaries to resolve architectural and implementation challenges with an eye towards schedule.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


Imagine yourself at the center of our hardware development effort where you will collaborate with all subject areas, playing a strategic role of getting functional products to millions of customers quickly. You will have the opportunity to integrate and come-up with new insights, as well as work with vendors to promote efficiency in the Silicon community. We value your technical understanding of digital design principles. Here are the main responsibilities of this role: - Assist in architecture, implementation, verification, emulation and validation of custom silicon. - Trade off specific issues against system limitations. - Help improve engineering requirement specification documents for custom silicon. - Work with internal teams to assure that documents meets needs. - Work with external vendors in developing micro-architecture, verification and emulation of custom silicon. - Drive vendor’s methodology to meet Apple standards. - Target to achieve bug free first silicon to meet ambitious product schedules.

Education & Experience

BS+10 Years of Relevant Industry Experience

Additional Requirements

  • Some travel required.