Apple Power Grid Integrity Engineer in Cupertino, California

Power Grid Integrity Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States

Hardware

  • We are looking for applicants with experience in ASIC design methodology with an emphasis on power grid

  • analysis:

  • Strong understanding of power grid integrity and reliability.

  • Strong understanding of noise impact on circuit functionality and timing.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work on a team since the position requires collaborating with many

  • different groups.

  • Experience in spice simulations and library characterization.

  • Experience in scripting.

  • Good technical writing skills.

Description

Imagine yourself at the center of our SOC design effort, collaborating with all disciplines, 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. The main responsibility of this role is to provide initial assessment of power grids for new chips and new technology, define settings for power grid simulations, and verify power grid integrity. You will be expected to: • Develop experimental flows for power integrity analysis tools using CAD flow - simulations include input from timing, package, and board level abstraction. • Drive initial assessment of static IR drop in power grids. • Drive initial assessment of IVD in power grids. • Drive initial assessment of power grid noise for jitter analysis. • Determine settings for SoC analysis for different type grids. • Determine settings for SoC for electro-migration/IR/IVD analysis. • Work with physical design and timing teams to analyze simulation results, verify that power grid integrity targets are met and enhance simulation flow. • Explore new tools and methodologies for power grid integrity.

Education & Experience

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

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Apple Footer

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 at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprintposter.pdf (Opens in a new window) at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprintposter.pdf .

Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. United States Department of Labor. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html Learn more at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html (Opens in a new window) at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html .

Apple will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. If you’re applying for a position in San Francisco, review the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance at https://sfgov.org/olse/sites/default/files/Document/FCO%20Poster%20Set%20All%20Languages%2010%2001%2018.pdf guidelines at https://sfgov.org/olse/sites/default/files/Document/FCO%20Poster%20Set%20All%20Languages%2010%2001%2018.pdf (opens in a new window) at https://sfgov.org/olse/sites/default/files/Document/FCO%20Poster%20Set%20All%20Languages%2010%2001%2018.pdf applicable in your area.

Apple participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program at https://www.apple.com/jobs/pdf/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf (Opens in a new window) at https://www.apple.com/jobs/pdf/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf .

Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace. Reasonable Accommodation and Drug Free Workplace policy at https://www.apple.com/jobs/us/accommodationdrugfree.html Learn more at https://www.apple.com/jobs/us/accommodationdrugfree.html (Opens in a new window) at https://www.apple.com/jobs/us/accommodation_drugfree.html .