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Hardware Design Engineer

Apple, Inc.
United States, California, Cupertino
Jun 21, 2024

Posted: Jun 28, 2024

Role Number: 200450017

We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacular new features for custom applications. Apple is meeting those needs as robustly and as creatively as possible and is interested in people who want to help meet that commitment. The success we are striving will be the result of very skilled people working in an environment which cultivates creativity, partnership, and thinking of old problems in new ways. If that sounds like the kind of environment that you find intriguing, then let's talk. These elements come together to make Apple an amazing environment for motivated people to do the greatest work of their lives. You will become part of a team that sets the standard in cultivating excellence, creativity and innovation. Will you help us design the next generation of revolutionary Apple products? Be a part of a premier design team responsible for the architecture, design, implementation, and integration of the baseband system for all Apple products. The applicant should be familiar with computer system architecture and digital design. The candidate will work proactively with other crossi-functional engineering groups.


This is an EE (a.k.a baseband HW) position in the Hardware Technology group of Apple and it is one of the most diverse roles out there! This team is responsible for the digital and power management domain of all wireless chipset in Apple products from concept to product announcement. During architectural stage you will work with world-class architects and IC designers on next-gen chipset's Power/Digital/Clock management. During development, you will drive schematics/layout/bring-up of both development and form factor HW. You will debug HW/SW/Co-existence issue that are often seen only by the scale and volume of an Apple product. You will also have the full weight of the world's leading contract manufacturer behind you in factory prototype support. This role also requires heavy cross-functional collaboration with other teams (Apple SoC, battery, sensors, iOS, etc.) and therefore, you will also maintain a firm grasp of the entire product landscape outside of wireless design.

Key Qualifications

  • BSEE and 3+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals
  • Experience with schematic capture, layout design and review
  • Experience with mobile platform system design, system integration and/or high-volume consumer electronics design
  • Experience with voltage regulators, LDO, switch mode power supplies (SMPS) preferred
  • Experience with high-speed and low-speed digital interfaces, e.g. PCIe, SPMI, I2C, UART etc preferred
  • Bench-level design verification experience with high-speed oscilloscopes preferred
  • Signal/Power integrity simulation experience with Matlab, PowerSI, SIwave, HFSS, etc. preferred
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Position may require some international travel when approved to do so

Education & Experience

BS and 3+ years of relevant industry 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 $138,900 and $256,500, 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.

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