Wireless Systems Engineer - WLAN, BT, UWB, Thread

| Cupertino, CA, USA
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At Apple, we work every single day to craft products that enrich people's lives. Do you love working on challenges that no one has solved yet? As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple's customers every day!

Our RF Systems Engineering team is looking for a passionate, self-motivated individual to work on integration of WLAN, Bluetooth (BT), Ultra Wideband (UWB), and Thread technologies into Apple's wireless products.

Key Qualifications

Proficiency in of 802.11, 802.15, BT SIG and worldwide regulatory emissions RF requirements and implications to device and test equipment architectures, and performance tradeoffs

Direct hands-on experience and proficient knowledge of underlying theory and techniques used in WLAN, BT, UWB and Thread technologies

Proficiency in connectivity transceiver, RF front-end architectures and performance tradeoffs

Proficiency in system-level RF parametrics and its sources in RF component characteristics and behavior

Direct hands-on system-level debug and optimization experience on RF conducted characteristics

Deep knowledge of test setups of sophisticated RF test equipment for hardware validation

Experience in characterizing and validating devices towards industry and worldwide regulatory emissions RF standards using RF lab test equipment (e.g. Call box, Power meter, Network analyzer, Spectrum analyzer, signal generator, etc.)

Proficiency in device certification processes on at least one of industry certification (e.g. BT SIG or FiRa) and Regulatory conformance (e.g. FCC, EU, China, etc.)

Experience with entire product development cycle of connectivity handsets

Strong written and verbal communication skills


- You will be responsible for applying wireless system design and characterization knowledge towards addressing wireless technologies towards industry conformance, regulatory compliance carrier, and use case performance requirements in consumer products. Examples of activities you may be involved in are:

- Defining comprehensive RF parametric HW characterization and validation test plans to ensure connectivity products conform to industry and regulatory emissions standards

- Tracking validation progress, present and bring insight into data and represent status to senior management

- Debugging, root-causing and collaborating on corrective action for identified RF issues working with chipset and system partners

- Collaborating in optimizing product performance across hardware, firmware, software and algorithms

- Aligning test equipment RF feature development plans with that of product platforms

-Translating system-level requirements to sub-system, module, component and chipset-level requirements with cross-functional chipset and system teams

-Defining sophisticated experiments using modified hardware, experimental setups, circuit and system-level simulations to understand risks and root causes

-Performing feasibility investigation on new technologies, RF features, regulatory requirements, test methodologies and RF components

Education & Experience

BS with 10+ years relevant experience required. MS/PHD preferred.

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