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Cellular System Engineer - Entry Level

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3mo ago

💼 Graduate Job

Los Angeles

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Graduate Job

Software EngineeringLos Angeles


  • Do you have a passion for invention and self-challenge? This role is at the center of a silicon design group responsible for crafting and productizing innovative cellular SoCs!
  • As a cellular system engineer, you will be responsible for the architecture, simulation, bringup, and validation of end-to-end cellular systems.
  • Join us, and help us innovate new wireless systems technologies that continually outperform the previous iterations!
  • By collaborating with other product development groups across Apple, you’ll push the industry boundaries and improve the product experience for our customers across the world.


  • Previous internship/co-op or project work on design and bringup of wireless communication systems with experience in cellular systems preferred.
  • Experience with Matlab, Python, and/ C/C++ and efficient analysis and automation scripting
  • Interest and understanding of communication theory and signal processing, AGC, beamforming, Tx power control, mitigation of radio impairments, calibration algorithms is a plus
  • Technical background in 5G-NR/LTE/UMTS (3G/2G) physical layer and protocols is a plus
  • Experience with silicon prototyping, emulation systems, and virtual platforms is a plus
  • BSEE required. MSEE in CS/EE or equivalent is preferred.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • As a part of our team, you'll work on real challenges the team faces as well as upcoming products. To be successful, you need to have a strong technical foundation, ability to show initiative, learn new technologies quickly, and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ideal candidates are motivated and prepared to work independently. Below are the various areas you can explore:
  • Understanding and mapping of systems algorithms and requirements to HW/FW architecture
  • Simulation-based validation of the control flows and algorithms
  • Implement fixed-point models and perform detailed performance investigation to allow performance sign-off and enable RTL bit-exact development
  • Pre-silicon prototyping and emulation-based bring up and validation of the cellular system
  • Bring up of the cellular end-to-end system including characterization and optimization of performance in the lab


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Los Angeles


  • 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.
  • Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.