Wireless FW Test Engineer

San Diego, California, United States


Role Number:200511924
The Wireless Connectivity Silicon team is looking for wireless FW test engineers to help ensure the quality of the innovative wireless silicon for application in Apple’s products!


- Collaborate with FW, Radio, MAC, and Systems engineering teams to develop a FW test plan to ensure the stability, reliability, function correctness, and performance of Apple’s wireless silicon FW and products. - Develop test infrastructure, and continuous integration flow for pre-silicon development and post-silicon validation, system integration, and debugging. Including pre-check in, nightly/weekly/release regression test. - Work on test plan development, manual and automatic test setup/scripts, publish test reports, collect test logs, first screen of test failure/debug. - Build pre-silicon, and post-silicon reference board test setups, as well as production specific test setups. - Develop FW test cases and test methodologies. - Design and Develop innovative ideas that address automation and execution problems. - Support development in debugging and reproducing issues, work with system QA on bug reproduction, log/statistic collection, run debug tests with debug FW build, etc. - Build test result dashboards, and support bug triage meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of proven experience as a Silicon firmware test engineer.
  • Experience with the development and execution of automated test and continuous integration frameworks.
  • Experience in FW/SW white box testing including test plan design, implementation, documentation, and maintenance.
  • Proficient in scripting and debugging in any of the following: Python, Perl, TCL, C++, or equivalent.
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills: analyze and investigate test failures, errors, build issues, and be able to accurately drive issues to completion.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment and be comfortable working with multi-functional team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of embedded SW fundamentals and low-level hardware interfaces.
  • Understanding of wireless protocol, systems/MAC/PHY, and WiFi/BT Functional or Performance or Stability Testing.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Bachelors +3 years of experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.