SOC Power Management Software Engineer

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

Summary

Posted: Sep 17, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200070269
We are looking for an exceptional software engineer to lead, design and implement CPU and SoC power management software for Apple’s new product platforms. In this unique and highly visible role, you will be at the center of feature developments and system power optimizations. We work with hardware and system teams and lead the bring-up and development of SoC power management features from pre-silicon to final product commercial release. You will also be required to prototype and explore novel CPU/SoC power management schemes and work with design teams to influence future chip designs. The impact of the proposed innovations will span across CPU/SoC micro-architecture and driver design, striving to lead the future products to aggressive battery life targets.

Key Qualifications

  • Design, implement and optimize CPU/SoC power management software
  • Drive SoC power management features from bring-up to product release
  • Demonstrate and explain cross functionally system power/performance trade-offs
  • Influence software design and specifications of future SoC hardware platforms

Description

Knowledge of embedded SoC architectures and hardware/software dependencies Previous experience in writing and debugging complex kernel drivers Experience in performance tuning and analysis of systems Demonstrated innovative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills Highly professional, with the ability to deliver work on tight schedules Excellent collaborative skills Extraordinary written and verbal communication Knowledge of C and C++

Education & Experience

MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • 5 years of experience in the embedded power management space
  • Proven track record leading new technology development with hardware/software dependencies
  • Understanding of system and silicon power management is a plus, including clock and power gating, DVFS, C-states/P-states, voltage management
  • Experience with new platform hardware bring-up
  • Experience with IOKit drivers on OS X or iOS