Compiler / Systems Software Engineer, Platform Architecture

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


Role Number:200015282
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what we can accomplish together. Do you love crafting elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Can you intrinsically see the importance of every detail? At Apple, our Platform Architecture group is responsible for connecting our hardware and software into one unified system. Join this team, and you'll collaborate with engineers across Apple to build and deploy forward-looking prototype systems that contribute to the development of our world renowned hardware and software architecture. You and your team will confirm that every product we make performs exactly as intended. Together, our work will be the reason millions of customers feel that they can trust our devices every single day. Apple’s Platform Architecture group is seeking a compiler or systems software engineer, who will develop novel technologies for accelerating the development and verification of silicon. You will work with our world leading silicon engineering teams on next generation chips, which end up in the hands of millions of users worldwide

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent programming (e.g., C/C++) and scripting skills (e.g., Python, Lua).
  • Experience with Verilog / VHDL compiler preferred.
  • Optimization experience preferred
  • Parsing, analysis, front-end experience a plus
  • Experience with existing compiler technology a plus.
  • Experience with programming SIMD on CPU and GPU a plus.
  • Experience with hardware bus protocol standards a plus.


Design and develop new compiler techniques for hardware simulation. Support various groups (software, architecture, verification, validation) in the use of this new technology. Work independently and manage deliverables to different teams. Excellent communication, analytical and documentation skills required. Occasional travel to development groups in the US and overseas.

Education & Experience

CS, CE or EE Bachelor (4+ years), Masters (2+ years), or Ph.D.

Additional Requirements