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Wireless System Architect

Apple Inc.
Cupertino, California, United States
We're a diverse collection of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what's possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, as well as with services, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. And 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.

Apple is seeking a highly motivated, energetic Wireless System Architect to lead and drive wireless system designs, define product requirements, identify suitable technologies and drive implementation and validation. The ideal candidate oversees and analyzes key system architectural requirements and implementation trade-off while taking into account power consumption budgets, coexistence, cross-layer platform design etc.

Key Qualifications

* 5+ years experience in design and development of wireless communication systems
* Experience in wireless communication protocols like 802.11be/ax, BT, Cellular NR/LTE, IP and their application to E2E product design
* Hands on experience with lab test stations, performance and power characterization is needed
* Experience in optimizing air-interface protocols to meet product requirements
* Experience with multi-radio coexistence management is a plus.
* Experience in defining technical specifications for wireless products in IEEE/3GPP and/or other forums where specifications are discussed is a plus
* Knowledge of Matlab, Python and/or C/C++ for algorithm development, modeling, and system simulations


In this technical role, you'll be part of a product systems architecture team that's responsible for design, development and productization of some of the most innovate consumer electronic devices. You'll work with talented RF HW, SW and design engineers in shaping wireless architecture, design and validation and providing the features and benefits to Apple customers.

This role requires sound fundamentals in wireless communications system design, excellent communication and persuasion skills in addition to being comfortable with working through ambiguities while still making progress towards a common product definition.

Other responsibilities include:

Define wireless system requirements that meets relevant KPIs for key product use-cases Map system requirements to wireless architecture covering all aspects of the wireless system including communication protocols, coexistence, RFFE design, antenna, de-sense to optimize for cost, power and performance Drive functional and performance validation of wireless HW and SW designs Develop strategic relationships with cross-functional engineering teams to design innovative enhancements to wireless protocols Define test suites and test cases, bring up wireless lab test stations, simulate and verify performance and power KPIs Contribute towards technical specifications in relevant standards bodies

Education & Experience

MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Wireless Communications

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