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Analog Mixed-Signals Micro Architect

Company: Apple
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:


Posted: Dec 19, 2022

Role Number:200451379

Apple Mixed Signal Design team is seeking a very creative software architect to help change the way we design our Analog Mixed-Signal IPs. These IPs will power our next-generation mobile silicon, including future versions of our iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch devices. The team is seeking a self-motivated Micro Architect to drive the definition of our next generation IPs. The IPs will be used in Apple silicon offering breakthrough power and performance for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. In this role, you will be responsible for the Architecture of low-power high-performance AMS solutions.

Key Qualifications

  • You should have architecture, design, and production expertise in the following areas:
  • High-speed wireline transceiver architectures and circuits. High-speed memory interface architectures and circuit.
  • High-speed data converter architectures and circuits. Ultra-low-power analog circuits.
  • Digitally-assisted analog circuits.
  • You should be highly skilled in the following areas:
  • Matlab/Simulink/Verilog A modeling.
  • Data converter architectures and design trade-offs. Low-power and high-precision analog techniques.
  • Architect circuit solutions that achieve ambitious noise, linearity, power consumption, and silicon area requirements.
  • AMS design flows and chip assembly techniques.
  • Working with design, layout, and production test engineers.
  • Prefers someone with strong business acuity


    In this role, the key responsibilities are the following: Top-down architectural analysis of AMS systems. Understand general concepts of high-performance analog design and compare various topologies that best fit the specifications. Enhance system performance using digitally-assisted analog techniques and optimum partitioning of analog and digital circuits. Develop signal processing and calibration algorithms for mixed-signal systems. Transistor-level feasibility study for various AMS circuits. Define design specifications and verification plans. Define production and bench-level test plans.

    Education & Experience

    BS degree in technical discipline with minimum 10 years of relevant experience. 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.

    Additional Requirements

    Pay & Benefits

    At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $161,700.00 and $284,900.00, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

    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.

Keywords: Apple, San Diego , Analog Mixed-Signals Micro Architect, Professions , San Diego, California

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