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Apple CPU Silicon Timing Validation Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

CPU Silicon Timing Validation Engineer

Cambridge,Massachusetts,United States


  • The ideal candidate should have good all round hardware and low-level software skills.

  • Strong understanding of CPU architecture

  • Excellent C and low level programming (ARM assembly highly desired, any other instruction set welcome) skills

  • Good understanding of VLSI design practice

  • Good understanding of firmware/device drivers

  • Grasp of structural test (ATPG, MBIST) methods is highly desirable

  • Lab experience (system, board or tester platform) desired

  • Excellent teamwork and communication. Ability to work with multiple teams in delivering a solution.


Core Responsibilities: • Create and refine methodologies for isolating and debugging timing failures in system and on tester • Develop, modify and deploy tests on silicon as part of characterization plan • Maintain and enhance infrastructure for gathering silicon parametric data at rackscale • Work with partner teams e.g. DFT, physical implementation, logic design to debug issues and enhance methodology • Enhance existing silicon debug features and conceive of new ones.

Education & Experience

BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering is required.

Additional Requirements

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