Power and Performance Engineer.

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Nov 24, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114074093
Apple’s Interactive Media Group (IMG) provides media and graphics software foundation for MacOS and iOS based products. Combining state of the art software techniques with next- generation hardware, IMG takes the media experience to the next level. Being part of IMG, the GPU Software team is responsible for developing the graphics foundation which plays a critical role in our system and user experiences. Our technology provides the GPU acceleration that drives Apple's unique UI, high-quality video, computing, display and camera features. It enables the advanced graphics seen in today's top games and other apps running on iPhone, iPad and the Mac.

Key Qualifications

  • Power and/or performance measurement, profiling and analysis
  • Experience writing and debugging kernel/device drivers in a multi-threaded environment
  • System level knowledge (bigger picture)
  • Have proven track record of project completion
  • Be an excellent teammate as well as able to work well on individual assignments
  • 4+ years working experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


The Mac GPU Software Power and Performance team combines detailed knowledge of the latest GPU hardware with Apple's system requirements to meet the increasingly stringent demands of current and future generations of Macs. The team partners with other teams to deliver system level power management and performance goals and the best user experience. You will join the team to drive improvements in GPU Power Management and Performance with core responsibilities as follows: - Participate in exploring and developing GPU power features and heuristics. - Partner with both internal teams and vendor teams on power and performance analysis, and hardware and software troubleshooting. - Participate in profiling system power and performance behavior across user scenarios and applications.

Education & Experience

Technical BS/MS degree.

Additional Requirements

  • Desirable but not required.
  • • MacOS, iOS, or other UNIX-like operating system
  • • GPU hardware knowledge
  • • Platform knowledge
  • • Graphics stack and API knowledge