26 days old

System Validation Engineer (iPad/Mac)

Austin, TX
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Posted: May 27, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200063628

In this position, the candidate will be working for the Hardware Validation Engineering (HVE) team on post-Silicon hardware system validation of next generation Mac and iPad systems. Our Engineering Team is responsible for architecting new ways to test new system hardware to catch issues early in the hardware life cycle. You will be a key technical contributor and will utilize your in-depth system knowledge to target testing on new silicons or system architecture

Key Qualifications

  • The candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science with at least 4 years of experience as a post-Silicon Validation engineer
  • Additional qualifications:
  • Previous experience in pre-silicon or post-silicon validation
  • Strong background in computer architecture and IO protocols (PCIe, USB)
  • Programming experience in Python, C, Shell scripting
  • Understanding of object oriented programming, data structures, algorithms
  • Outstanding communication and team work skills
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Familiar with System Power management
  • Test automation experience and large scale testing
  • Protocol analyzers, oscilloscope
  • Data analysis tools like Tableau, JMP and Splunk


Reviewing Mac platform architecture and identifying key areas for HW validation
Writing Test plan and execution strategy for Mac Platforms
Developing and optimizing the framework, tools and tests to create a controlled validation environment for small and large scale validation
Creating software checks to compare observed behavior against expected behavior that is derived from specification
Generating focused and pseudo random test cases of various configurations based on coverage analysis
Debugging failures from internal and cross functional teams, across SW/FW/HW to arrive at root cause
Analyzing large data sets to find trends and anomalies in system behavior

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer science is required.

Posted: 2019-07-28 Expires: 2019-08-26

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