Cellular Software Development Engineer
San Diego , California , United States
Software and Services
Posted: May 18, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200246972
Join the Wireless Technologies and Ecosystems team and be part of an elite team of engineers, working with multi-functional teams to drive innovation and develop products used by millions worldwide. We are looking for a highly reciprocal individual who can excel in a high-paced environment. Be ready to make something extraordinary when you come here. Dynamic, supporting people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with our products and services. The same real passion for innovation also applies to our business practices - strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. You should join Apple if you want to help deliver the next amazing Apple product.
- Strong Software Engineering skills including design, development (C or C++) and debugging
- Knowledge of wireless/internet standards, including but not limited to 3GPP 5G-NR and LTE Data protocols (SDAP/PDCP/RLC/MAC) and their applications in end to end product design
- Understanding of protocols such as TCP/UDP/IP/QUIC/RRC/NAS is a plus
- Experience with silicon prototyping, emulation systems, and virtual platforms is a plus
- Obsessively passionate and inquisitive with a focus on solving everyday problems in innovative ways
- Excellent communication and documentation skills
Apple's Cellular Software team is seeking talented, highly motivated and disciplined engineers to work across layers on groundbreaking cellular technologies. The position involves identifying and/or developing core cellular technologies that solves everyday problems for customers using iPhone, iPad, Watch and other wireless product lines. We are passionate about keeping our users connected 24/7 wherever they go. This team takes pride in not just coming up with proven software designs but also in disrupting traditional models of the cellular ecosystem. We do whatever it takes to bring user experience to the next level. Are you equally passionate about cellular technologies and have the dream to work on groundbreaking cellular technologies? Then we are looking for you. As part of this team you will impact iPhone user experience worldwide. In this role you will be a key member of the Cellular Data Plane Software team with following responsibilities: - Architect, design & document cellular data plane architecture - Drive requirements, design, development and commercialization throughout the product life cycle - Collaborate with cross functional teams to come up with the right interfaces between software and hardware to ensure right balance of power and performance - Assess iOS/ watchOS features and identify the impact/fit of 3GPP data plane features to enhance end user experience - Review and propose innovative updates to cellular data plane standards
Education & Experience
Bachelors/Master/PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Wireless Communications or equivalent majors is preferred.