Apple Custom Circuits Design Engineer in Cupertino, California
Custom Circuits Design Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States
We are looking for applicants with 2-5 years design experience in advanced technology nodes.
Experience in design of low voltages / low power custom circuits.
Experience in one or multiple of the following areas is highly desirable: Machine learning accelerators, SRAM
circuits, non-volatile memories, weak / moderate inversion circuits, ultra-low power amplifiers, DC/DC
converters, digital on-chip sensors, high speed clocking, time to digital converters (TDCs).
Deep understanding of deep submicron device physics, leakage mechanisms, technology interactions with
Solid understanding of device matching, device noise sources (1/f, thermal), extrinsic noise sources (supply,
jitter), and their impact on high precision circuit.
Ability to conduct experiments during silicon debug, gathering and analyzing data; and utilize scripting to
support efficient handling of ATE data.
Familiar with mixed signal verification and behavioral models for mixed signal blocks.
Proficiency in scripting languages (Python /Perl or others) and CAD automation tools.
Knowledge of industry standard circuit and design tools.
Imagine yourself at the center of our SOC design effort, collaborating with all disciplines, with a critical impact and playing a strategic role of getting functional products to millions of customers quickly. You will have the opportunity to integrate and come-up with new ideas, as well as work with a team of hardworking engineers. You will perform the following: - Develop custom circuits to improve chip power efficiency. - Work with power team, PD and architects to define specifications and requirements. - Perform design, analysis, modeling/simulation, circuit level specifications, schematic capture, spice simulation / margin verification across PVT, statistical design, functional verification and silicon bring up. - Work closely with layout team to complete the design and oversee the layout quality. - Develop / drive circuit methodology to achieve the highest design quality metrics.
Education & Experience
- BSEE / MSEE is required.
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