System Integration Lead (San Diego, CA)

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Summary
System Firmware & Diagnostics Group has an immediate opening for a System Integration Lead. Our team is part of the system hardware development organization responsible for bringing new and exciting hardware products with the best quality to the users through innovation.

Key Qualifications
Strong knowledge of embedded hardware components and hardware/software interactions
Strong background in computer architecture, bus technologies (such as I2C, SPI) and IO protocols (such as PCIe, USB)
Strong background with scripting and programing skills in Python, Lua and Objective C.
Experience with validation of functional and stability aspects of system and silicon interaction with software
Experience with triage and debug of issues
Thrive in a collaborative environment, prioritize and clearly communicate while driving multiple projects across many teams
Manufacturing experience and prior exposure to working with contract manufacturers is highly desired
Obsessively passionate and inquisitive, and seek to solve problems in innovative ways
Engineering experience: 2-5 years
Technical leadership/program management experience: 1-2 years is highly desired

Description
In this role, as a key technical contributor, you will lead and cross- functionally represent the definition and execution of system integration tests in Apple's next generation products in order to help identify system-level design and manufacturing issues.

You must thrive in a fast-paced environment, have strong understanding of software fundamentals, solid background working with systems, excellent communication skills, and a desire to work with cross-functional teams to develop ground- breaking products. Your contributions will make a pronounced difference to future Apple products.

In this role you will be working with the cross functional team to architect, coordinate definition and execution of system level integration tests targeted for hardware qualification by way of deep diving into the hardware architecture and analyzing metrics reported by these tests.

The responsibilities span all aspects of product bring-up and test:

- Own various aspects of system validation across NPI products with focus on MacOS and iOS SW components along with customized drivers and firmware.

- Interact with hardware, software, test, operations, contract manufacturers and various other cross-functional teams within Apple to drive hardware qualification goals and test definition to execute that qualification

- Help drive the design and bring up of manufacturing software/ drivers/diagnostics software for new hardware products.

- Enable functional, stability, and performance tests to qualify various aspects of HW/SW interactions

- Scope the development and dependencies of drivers, applications, protocols, frameworks, and command line utilities for validation of hardware design and for manufacturing

- Develop tools/scripts to lead data analysis efforts

- Perform data analysis from hardware builds to enable feedback to test definition, hardware design and identify test coverage gaps that can affect manufacturing quality

- Enable and support system level test execution for new product development builds, locally in US and at contract manufacturers site

- First level triage and debug of issues reported by these system integration tests

- Drive and enable process improvements

- Communicate status to the executive management on a regular basis

At Apple, we see the whole you. We carefully consider a wide range of compensation factors, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary. Systems Integration Lead starts at a minimum annual salary of $142,000. The actual pay may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Every Apple employee also has the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder, because all team members are eligible for stock grants and also a discount when purchasing Apple stock.

We offer all kinds of ways to experience well-being, confidence, and satisfaction. Learn more about Apple benefits.

Note: Apple benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.
More Information on Apple
Apple operates in the Consumer Web industry. The company is located in Cupertino, CA. Apple was founded in 1976. It has 248083 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 376 open jobs at Apple, click here.
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