Embedded 5G/4G Cellular RF Software/Firmware Engineer
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 15, 2022
SummaryPosted: Aug 30, 2021Role Number: 200205091Do you have a
passion for invention and self-challenge? Do you thrive on pushing
the limits of what's considered feasible? As part of a world class
modem team, you'll craft sophisticated leading-edge embedded
firmware that deliver more performance in our products than ever
before. You'll work across disciplines to transform improved
hardware elements into a single, integrated design. Join us, and
you'll help us innovate new wireless systems technologies that
continually outperform the previous iterations. By collaborating
with other product development groups across Apple, you'll push the
industry boundaries of what wireless systems can do and improve the
product experience for our customers across the world. As a
Cellular RF Software/Firmware Engineer, you will be at the center
of the embedded 5G/4G/multimode cellular firmware effort within a
silicon design group responsible for designing and productizing
state-of-the-art cellular SoCs. This position requires someone
comfortable will all aspects of embedded software development, that
thrives in a dynamic cross-functional organization, is not afraid
to debate ideas openly, and is flexible enough to pivot on
constantly evolving requirements.Key Qualifications
- Knowledge of mobile communications in 4G/5G 3GPP protocols and
PHY layer radio aspects.
- Knowledge of communication theory, Wireless standards, Radio
architecture and Interfaces.
- Experience with control of RF transceiver and RF front end
components for 4G/5G data path processing.
- Understanding of RF calibrations for gain error and techniques
for compensating RF impairments.
- Understanding of design principles to meet tight real time
deadlines a plus.
- Deep understanding of software engineering principles, and core
computer science fundamentals.
- Excellent command of C and C++,and working experience with
compilers, build and source code control tools.
- Working knowledge of computer architecture with particular
emphasis on the HW/SW interfaces of wireless communication
- Experience with using RF Test equipment for RF validation and
- Proficiency with debugging in embedded software systems.
Familiarity with JTAG and ETM Trace tools.Description--- Specify,
design, and implement the RF firmware architecture of a
state-of-the-art mobile wireless communications system. --- Design,
develop and optimize the RF processing algorithms pertaining to
transceiver, RF front end, antenna tuners and other RF components
in a cellular system. --- Implement RF device drivers and control
software for RF transceivers and RF front end components with
precise timing requirements. --- Work with RF silicon designers to
define RF transceiver architecture and supporting software
computing requirements. --- Work with systems and IC designers to
optimize power optimization for all RF circuitry in the cellular
system. --- Work with cross functional teams to manage dependencies
while driving the key Radio features.Education &
ExperienceBachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer
Science is required.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.
- We promote innovation and new technology The people who work
here have reinvented and defined entire industries with the Mac,
iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, AirPods, HomePod and a
multitude of groundbreaking Accessories. We have done the same with
services, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple
Pay. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products
also applies to our practices - strengthening our commitment to
leave the world better than we found it. You should join us to help
deliver the next amazing Apple product.
- We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided
reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or
interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to
receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact
us to request accommodation.
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