Infra Vendor Systems, Technology Manager
Palo Alto, CA (United States)
The Carrier Technologies team is seeking a hardworking individual with outstanding interpersonal skills and an exceptional technical knowledge of cellular technologies. Every person on our team makes a clear difference to the product. This is a great opportunity to work with our hardware and Wireless software engineering teams to help drive and deliver the most innovative Apple wireless devices and iOS software features to customers on our operators networks worldwide. This position entails frequent interaction with the Worldwide Carriers, Network Infrastructure Vendors, Marketing, S/W and H/W engineering and regulatory teams.
The primary responsibility of an Infra Vendor Systems Technology Manager
is to plan and project handle the implementation of the homegrown and standards-based technologies with our infrastructure vendors partners.
Working multi-functionally, the Infra Vendor Systems TM will generate product requirements and perform gap analysis for cellular modem platforms and associated Apple products. This entails having through understanding of 3GPP and standards based technology evolution, infra vendor product roadmaps, feature implementations and carrier deployment options & strategies. Infra Vendor Systems TM will be encouraged to evaluate features defined in the 3GPP specifications, based on ecosystem (operator, infra-vendor, regulatory, spectrum) requirements, performance benefits for the device, competitive landscape across OEMs, and complexity of implementation and recommended whether to implement a feature on a current modem or a future modem on the roadmap.
In addition to above, the Infra Systems TM will be the go-to person for all network systems related questions within the org, generating carrier parameter recommendation guidelines, technology position papers, system architecture definition documents etc.