Wireless System Integration & Test Engineer Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States Hardware + This is an individual technical contributor role that requires proven experience in system integration, bringing up, and productization of wireless communication systems! + Understanding of communication theory and radio calibration algorithms (such as modulation, signal estimation/detection, gain control, and RF impairment estimation/correction). + Experience, knowledge, and skills in system bring-up, integration, characterization, and debug of real wireless silicon in a lab. + Experience using and understanding the theory of operation of lab equipment (spectrum analyzer, signal generator, network analyzer, power meter, etc). + Experience developing test automation including equipment drivers, debug tools, automation scripts, database interfaces, and reporting tools. + Knowledge of existing wireless communication protocols: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be, 802.11ad/ay, Bluetooth/BLE, or cellular technologies. + Experience with Matlab, Python, Shell scripting, and/or C/C++. + Experience with automation infrastructure development (traceability, repeatability) and related tools (GIT, CI, database, reporting tools). Description In this technical role, you will be responsible for system integration and characterization of state-of-the-art wireless SoC products. You will also develop the test plans, implement test campaigns, generate reports, and triage issues within the wireless silicon design group on the radio and PHY! - Integrate golden calibration algorithms for wireless transceivers in automation infrastructure. - Validate and characterize algorithms on real silicon alongside PHY, MAC, RFIC, and digital circuit designers. - Bring up and take to production powerful physical layer wireless communication system algorithms for very high data rate applications. - Design and implement the bring-up infrastructure including chip drivers, debug tools, and automation environment. - Develop and implement test plans; collect and analyze test results; identify, root-cause, and debug issues. - Champion the test campaigns through the bring-up, tuning, characterization, and other phases of post-silicon chip development. Education & Experience Minimum qualification is BS+3 years of relevant experience. 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 $130,000 and $242,000, 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 Footer 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 (Opens in a new window) . Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. United States Department of Labor. Learn more (Opens in a new window) . Apple will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. If you're applying for a position in San Francisco, review the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance guidelines (opens in a new window) applicable in your area. Apple participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program (Opens in a new window) . Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace. Reasonable Accommodation and Drug Free Workplace policy Learn more (Opens in a new window) .