Embedded Software Engineering manager - Cellular Modem Software

San Diego, California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200546509
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 join us in these pursuits? Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product! The Wireless Technologies team is looking for highly motivated Cellular modem SW engineering manager who can lead to develop our next generation of cellular products. You will work on modem firmware architecture, design, development and implementation in the Platform SW group in WTE department and will engage with BSP team, software team, platform architecture team, hardware team, and other engineering disciplines to deliver high performance outstanding modem for wireless products. You are upbeat, innovative, adaptable, and results oriented with a positive attitude. We are looking for capable managers who have 7+ years of significant experience in embedded FW and/or SW architecture/development and BSP platform level support. Cellular Firmware Development experience is a plus.


Genuine passion for innovation and product development with experience from inception through delivery to customers. The Embedded SW Manager will be responsible for all things' firmware related. Architect, design, develop, and maintain hardware and software systems for Apple products.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • At least 10 years of validated experience in wireless SoC firmware engineering
  • Experience in engineering management, including prior leadership of wireless firmware team(s) with a strong high-volume production track record
  • Extensive technical background in one or more of the following:
  • Strong embedded SW fundamentals, including a deep understanding of design and development flows, real-time constraints, concurrency, and multi-processor systems, caching and virtual memory
  • Familiarity with low-level hardware interfaces, register and interrupt programming, bare-metal software development, clock and power management
  • Experience with configuration and release management, continuous integration, and regression testing
  • Knowledge of design strategies for maintainability, scalability, and code reuse
  • Understanding of wireless systems, MAC and PHY layer operations, digital signal processing, Tx/Rx performance metrics, regulatory constraints, and coexistence issues
  • Experience with WiFi, Bluetooth, or similar wireless technologies
  • HW/SW architecture and design partitioning, CPU selection, memory estimation, and requirements analysis
  • Leading large and complex projects, including feature planning, prioritization, status tracking, and issue triage and reporting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including experience leading teams
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Experience with executive communication is a plus

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

M.S. in EE, CE, CS, OR equivalent industry experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

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