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Apple SoC Pre-Silicon Engineering Program Manager in Austin, Texas

SoC Pre-Silicon Engineering Program Manager

Austin,Texas,United States


Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new insights 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, intelligent people and inspiring, 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 dedication to leave the world better than we found it. Do you want join us in these pursuits? Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product! As a Silicon Program Manager within the Hardware Technology Engineering organization, you will be responsible for driving front-end silicon program schedules and resolving technical issues that enable on-time silicon. This is an individual contributor role, helping manage the development process for SOC silicon used in next-generation Apple products. The focus of this role is on the initial phases of architecture, specifications, design, and pre-silicon prototyping to initial samples. Interaction and coordination with post-silicon validation teams is also encouraged.


  • Work on a Program Management team orchestrating technical issue resolution to enable on-time silicon to meet daring product schedules of groundbreaking silicon - Drive internal program process to guarantee high-quality silicon definition and design execution - Support high-level milestone execution in a fast-paced design team - Interface and drive silicon issues within multi-functional teams: Design, Verification, Validation, Technology, System Hardware and Core Software - Focus design teams on meeting near-term achievements and unblocking technical issues by pulling together the right technical specialists to resolve the issues with data driven decision-making - Run dependencies across various programs, functional teams, and sites - Coordination and management with other organizations (Systems, SW, Ops) - Attend and drive technical sessions with suppliers/design partners to supervise and follow-up issues and customer concerns - Focused issue reporting, bug tracking, and communication of program risks & status

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Requires experience in SoC/VLSI Chip Design, ASIC Chip Design, or Technology process development

  • Technical Program or Project Management or Functional Management experience

  • Phenomenal leadership and interpersonal skills (Executive communication)

  • Experience working in a multifaceted engineering environment, strong at multi-tasking, and real-time crisis management

  • Expertise owning and driving project development using well-defined metrics

  • Experience working with ASIC & VLSI design flows and leading silicon projects from concept to production

  • Programming language experience (Javascript, Python, Perl)

  • Familiarity with project management tools (Confluence, JIRA)

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS + minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Additional Requirements

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