• PHY Systems Engineer - Simulation

    Apple Boston, MA 02133

    Job #2405361653

  • PHY Systems Engineer - Simulation

    Boston,Massachusetts,United States


    • Deep knowledge of communication system theory and PHY signal processing

    • Validated track-record in SW and link/system level simulator design in C/C++, including experience with simulator frameworks and configuration management.

    • In-depth knowledge of wireless communication systems with hands-on experience in 4G/5G PHY design, pre-silicon verification and critical metric testing.

    • Experience with Matlab, C/C++ and/or Python including significant knowledge of algorithms and data structures, memory and runtime profiling as well as code optimization techniques.

    • Solid knowledge of current cellular communication standards: 5G (NR) and 4G (LTE).

    • Work experience related to RAN1/RAN4 submissions is a good plus

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (linear algebra, random processes, detection and estimation, debugging and fixing of defects, ...).


    The candidate will take part in the pioneering work of designing and developing innovative cross-layer simulation model infrastructure and tool sets, which will play an important role in cellular R&D across teams within Apple. The responsibilities will include but not limited to: - Collaborate across teams to define/ document project requirements, including model architecture, interfaces, and feature sets. - 4G/5G PHY/MAC layer abstraction/modeling, and interfacing with higher layers via external simulators. - Contribute to the design and implementation of innovative algorithms on 3GPP standardization process (e.g., RAN1, RAN4) for future-generation cellular communication systems. - Design test cases for feature verification, drive feature bring-up and issue resolution. - Work on simulation framework related topics, such as regression infrastructure development, test coverage definition, automation scripting generation, tool and library integration. - Design and implement user friendly GUIs in collaboration with customer teams, to meet project requirements.

    Education & Experience

    BS and 10+ years of relevant experience.

    Additional Requirements

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