Camera Embedded System Firmware Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Hardware

Summary

Posted: Dec 6, 2018
Role Number: 200019139
Apple's Camera Embedded Systems Firmware team is looking for an extraordinary firmware engineer to drive state of the art technologies for Apple products. As part of the team you would work on core camera/ISP/Camera peripheral technologies, including Apple designed Image signal processing pipeline and HW components, where you will have the chance to define the way that Apple develops, tests and manufactures all of its products. Our close-knit team fosters an environment of product innovation, rapid product iteration and collaboration at both team and multi-functional levels with a liberating amount of autonomy.

Key Qualifications

  • A real passion for embedded software development
  • Proficiency in C/C++
  • Proficiency in development of multi-thread software within embedded RTOS system
  • Familiarity with camera pipeline and HW components
  • Familiarity with camera system communication protocols such as MIPI, LPDP, SPMI
  • Familiarity with programming of low level registers, DMA’s, timers, and Interrupt service routines.

Description

In this role you will implement, maintain and pursue problems in our firmware including: 1. Develop low level device drivers for advanced image processing pipeline in embedded systems for the latest SoC blocks, chipsets in Apple. Device driver functionality will include controlling camera peripherals such as image sensors, voice-coil motors (VCMs), lens actuators, LED strobes and power management units (PMUs). 2. Review design documents to determine firmware related changes. Design documents will include data sheets, schematics, and board layouts. 3. Design and implement camera features in embedded systems for Apple products. You will work with other teams to define features and communication protocols and document the requirements clearly with implementation specifications. 4. Work on HW validation and provide firmware support to factory testing. You will also implement features to support hardware testing and diagnosis.

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

Additional Requirements