$80K — $100K *
The Infrastructure Services (IS) Hardware Development Team is seeking a person who is a high energy and self guided hardware validation engineer to develop, implement, and execute hardware validation plans for Apple’s next generation Hyperscale and Storage Server platforms. As a key member of our hardware validation team, you will have the unique and exciting opportunity to own validation, review, and debug for the customized platforms that fit within Apple's future application and datacenter environments. These platforms are the bedrock of the internet services that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every day!
We need a hardworking person who will have validated proficiency in testing Intel and/or AMD based server and storage hardware systems. We need you to understand server architecture and be capable of developing low level test plans to validate the primary system buses (CPU, DIMM, PCIe, SATA, Ethernet, I2C, etc) from a functional, performance and error handling ability. We will require you to formulate and run tests that ensure all hardware features are functional and operate as crafted.
The candidate will also have tried and true leadership and technical competence in driving HW debug efforts throughout the server development phases where multiple issues are being concurrently investigated. We need someone who is able to prioritize issues and work across the various design subject areas (Electrical, Firmware, Mechanical, Thermal, Power, etc).
The candidate must be a strong communicator and leader and must have experience working with global teams and ODMs.
Validation Engineer for the Hardware team
Create and execute the HW val plans for hardware platforms and components
Drive ODMs and vendors to handle validations of all aspects of the IS hardware platforms
Review and audit validation reports to ensure alignment to specifications
Perform board level and system level validation to identify any issues or weaknesses in design
Work closely with electrical, firmware, and system engineers to debug, root cause and resolve issues
Perform PCB schematic and layout reviews to catch issues prior to board release
Maintain familiarity with industry technology and identify equipment, tools, and capabilities required to support validation of new technology
Engage with partnering teams to smoothly transition systems from development into production
Communicate and execute to validation schedules to meet program targets
BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
Valid through: 4/12/2021