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Firmware Validation Engineer

Company: Apple Inc.
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Would you like to join Apple's growing wireless silicon development team? Our wireless SOC organization is responsible for all aspects of wireless silicon development with a particular emphasis on highly energy efficient design and new technologies that transform the user experience at the product level, all of which is driven by a world-class vertically integrated engineering team spanning RF/Analog architecture and design, Systems/PHY/MAC architecture and design, VLSI/RTL design and integration, Emulation, Design Verification, Test and Validation, and FW/SW engineering. In this highly visible role, you will be at the center of a silicon design group with a critical impact on getting functional wireless products to hundreds of millions of customers quickly. Responsible for developing and executing firmware test cases for System on a Chip (SoC) in wireless application, you will work closely with the Software Engineering team ensuring the quality of their firmware for manufacturability and improved user experience. Description -Develop firmware test plans and implement test cases based on requirements from system and product teams. -Automate test cases and develop test tools on various hardware platforms including development boards and products.-Partner with development teams and multi-functional QA team to triage, diagnose, debug issues and derive root-cause.-Drive continuous improvement of firmware test coverage and firmware release quality. Key Qualifications

  • Highly motivated and passionate about SW/firmware testing
  • Proficiency in programming with python and C
  • Knowledgable with hardware/firmware development life cycle
  • Experienced with test bringup on FPGA and SoC silicon hardware.
  • Exposure to CI process and familiar with automation test framework development and tools such as Jenkins
  • Experienced with various wireless technologies such as WiFi/Bluetooth/UWB and integration issues is considered a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work with test equipment (i.e., oscilloscope, logic analyzer, etc.) Education & Experience BS 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.
    • 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 $55.82 and $84.09/hr, 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. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.

Keywords: Apple Inc., Sunnyvale , Firmware Validation Engineer, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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