Wireless Design Verification Engineer

Sunnyvale, California, United States


Role Number:200532686
Would you like to join Apple’s growing wireless silicon development team? Our wireless SOC organization is responsible for all aspects of wireless silicon development with a particular emphasis on highly energy efficient design and new technologies that transform the user experience at the product level, all of which is driven by a world-class vertically integrated engineering team spanning RF/Analog architecture and design, Systems/PHY/MAC architecture and design, VLSI/RTL design and integration, Emulation, Design Verification, Test and Validation, and FW/SW engineering. As a Wireless Design Verification Engineer, you will be responsible for pre-silicon RTL verification of communication subsystem including MAC, PHY, and interfaces. With deep understanding of communication systems and protocols, you will interact with DV methodologists, designers and communication systems engineers to develop reusable testbench and verification environment deploying the latest methodology with metric driven verification.


- Understand details of microarchitecture and build verification plan from specification, review and refine to achieve coverage targets. - Build block / subsystem / chip level testbench using best in class DV methodology. - Architect testbench with maximum reusability in mind, and create UVM libraries. - Generate directed and constrained random tests. - Debug failures, manage bug tracking, and close coverage. - Create and analyze block/subsystem level coverage model, and add test cases to increase coverage. - Work closely with team members to improve methodology, and flow.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • BS and 3+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Wireless/Wired communication block/system verification experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of SystemVerilog and DV methodology.
  • Solid verification skills in problem solving, constrained random testing, and debugging.
  • Verification experience of one or more of the following: MAC, PHY, DMA, timer, AMBA bus and fabric, encryption/decryption engine.
  • Knowledge of wireless protocols such as Bluetooth, WLAN, or Zigbee a plus.
  • Experience with SystemVerilog Assertion (SVA) a plus.
  • Should be a great teammate with excellent communication skills and the desire to take on diverse challenges.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS and 3+ years of relevant industry 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.