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Emulation Engineer

Apple, Inc.
United States, Texas, Austin
Jun 29, 2024

Posted: Jun 28, 2024

Role Number: 200459141

Do you love creating elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you'll help design and manufacture our next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient processor, system-on-chip (SoC). You'll ensure Apple products and services can seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved by millions. Joining this group means you'll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple's devices. Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices. Imagine what you could at Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, inspiring, and innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. The SOC Emulation team is looking for a strong engineer to join our team focusing on the creation, deployment and support of advanced emulation environments. In this highly visible role, you will be at the center of a chip design effort collaborating with all disciplines, with a critical impact on getting functional products to millions of customers quickly.


As a member of the team, you will be involved in: - SoC bringup on emulation, root cause failing SoC/Processor tests and emulator environment issues - Support multiple Emulation environments using the latest emulation techniques: - C/C++ DPI Transactors, SV assertions, Coverage, Power Estimation, SpeedBridges, Accelerated UVM Testbenches - Close collaboration with Design, DV, Power, Silicon Validation, Performance and Software teams. Strong design, debug, communication and teamwork skills are essential - Work with the top tier emulation vendors to improve capabilities, debug issues
  • Emulation experience on any/all available platforms (Palladium, Protium, Veloce, or Zebu, EP) including design bringup, build flow, debug, performance and throughput tuning.
  • Experience with Verilog, VHDL design
  • Experience with C/C++, DPI and System Verilog
  • Experience writing scripts using any languages (Perl, Python, Makefile )
  • Experience with waveform debug tools, Verdi/SimVision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with UVM verification environments
  • Design verification, DFT , TestBench modeling experience
  • Knowledge of communication/Interface protocols, like (PCIE, USB ), DDR, SPI
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work as a team

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience

Additional Requirements


  • 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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