iPhone Hardware Systems Validation Engineer

Cupertino, California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200538495
Do you want to help create the next flagship Apple Product? The iPhone system integration team is looking for individuals with real passion and innovation for shipping exceptional consumer products. As an iPhone Hardware Systems Validation Engineer (SysVE), you will be a leader who is responsible for delivering electrical validation milestones from first prototype through launch in a fast-paced environment. Using interpersonal and technical skills, you will operate seamlessly with the iPhone System Integration Team to yield the highest quality results. You are someone with strong electrical engineering fundamentals, solution-driven, willing to be hands-on with debugging efforts, and able to work expertly with multiple engineering teams to close a list of critical tasks and improve our designs. In this role, you will have the opportunity to deep-dive into technical issues, develop and maintain validation automation architecture, and help mitigate project risks while helping engineer long-term innovation.


As System Validation Engineers, we love the impact we make on the products that reach our customers. Some of the things we do are: Partner closely with EE design and SI/PI teams to define rigorous test plans for our products focusing on system performance and margining Drive the execution of tests plans with subsystem owners and our CM partners Collaborate with EE and cross-functional teams to review results and feed validation learnings back into design improvements Effectively report validation progress, risks, and top issues to the broader team and upper management Develop innovative validation process improvements, such as scripting automation and test board design Track and manage electrical validation schedules partnering with EPMs and technical leads Participate in debug activities, including actively driving design of experiments (DOEs) Lead and coach other validation engineers

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals and experience working on high-volume consumer electronics
  • Hands-on experience with low-speed and high-speed digital interfaces (e.g. I2C, SPI, PCIe, DP, etc.) at both the electrical/physical level as well as the protocol level
  • In-depth knowledge of power electronics, including DC-DC converters
  • Expertise with hardware bring-up and bench-top measurements with lab equipment (e.g. digital oscilloscope, logic analyzer, power supply) for signal and power integrity
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Experience with Project management and data analysis tools (e.g. Tableau, pivot tables, Gantt charts, etc.)
  • Ability to root-cause issues and recommend design improvements.
  • Experience with scripting languages and instrument automation (e.g. Python, LabView)

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, EE/CE degree preferred

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

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