Custom Circuits Design Engineer


Santa Clara, CA, USA Remote

Full time

Design + UX

Jan 22

Key Qualifications

  • We are looking for applicants with design experience in advanced technology nodes.
  • Experience in design of low voltages / low power custom circuits.
  • Experience in one or multiple of the following areas is highly desirable: Machine learning accelerators, SRAM
  • circuits, non-volatile memories, weak / moderate inversion circuits, ultra-low power amplifiers, DC/DC
  • converters, digital on-chip sensors, high speed clocking, time to digital converters (TDCs).
  • Deep understanding of deep submicron device physics, leakage mechanisms, technology interactions with
  • device behavior.
  • Solid understanding of device matching, device noise sources (1/f, thermal), extrinsic noise sources (supply,
  • jitter), and their impact on high precision circuit.
  • Ability to conduct experiments during silicon debug, gathering and analyzing data; and utilize scripting to
  • support efficient handling of ATE data.
  • Familiar with mixed signal verification and behavioral models for mixed signal blocks.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (Python /Perl or others) and CAD automation tools.
  • Knowledge of industry standard circuit and design tools.


Imagine yourself at the center of our SOC design effort, collaborating with all fields, with a critical impact and 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. You will perform the following:

- Develop custom circuits to improve chip power efficiency.

- Work with power team, PD and architects to define specifications and requirements.

- Perform design, analysis, modeling/simulation, circuit level specifications, schematic capture, spice simulation / margin verification across PVT, statistical design, functional verification and silicon bring up.

- Work closely with layout team to complete the design and oversee the layout quality.

- Develop / drive circuit methodology to achieve the highest design quality metrics.

Education & Experience

BS and a minimum of 3 years of relevant industry experience

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.

Pay & Benefits

  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $121,000 and $230,000, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

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