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Apple Data Plane Simulation Engineer - Cellular in Boston, Massachusetts

Data Plane Simulation Engineer - Cellular

Boston,Massachusetts,United States


  • Deep knowledge of 4G/5G cellular communication systems and their Layer 2 user plane protocols.

  • Validated track-record in SW and simulator design in C++, including experience with simulator frameworks.

  • Excellent hands-on programming skills in C++ Familiarity with state-of-the-art Software Engineering practices and pre-silicon verification workflows.

  • Experience with 4G/5G Layer 2 protocol stack design (MAC/RLC/PDCP/SDAP).

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

  • Ability to efficiently work with multi-functional teams and proficiency in leading technical initiatives across a multi-functional organization.

  • Good documentation skills to develop detailed component/system requirements, architecture and design documentation.


• Use software skills combined with cellular knowledge to build a cellular data plane simulator for very high data rate applications. • Design data plane test cases and drive feature bring-up and issue resolution. • Work with digital hardware and software designers to realize the L2 user plane protocols with power and area efficient digital implementations. • Support verification of HW and SW IP blocks pre- and post-silicon. • Work on simulation framework topics related to build system, code generation, test infrastructure, tool and library integration.

Education & Experience

MS in Computer Science or Electrical/Information Engineering with 10+ years of working experience or PhD in relevant field with 5+ years of working experience.

Additional Requirements

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