HID, User Experience Tools Engineer

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

Summary

Posted:
Role Number: 200125876
The Human Interface Devices Software team is responsible for delivering drivers, frameworks, internal applications, and tools for HID devices and sensing technologies. This includes Multi-touch, motion, ambient light sensors, trackpads, cameras, microphones, and other input devices. We work closely with Algorithm, Firmware, Application, and Design teams to deliver an integrated customer experience.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience developing applications and tools for OS X or iOS
  • Experience developing 3D games or working with 3D graphics
  • Comfortable working with AppKit and UIKit
  • Ability to rapidly mock up proposed user experiences and interactions
  • Exposure working with camera or sensor data (e.g. from motion, touch, light, or proximity sensors)
  • Ability to quickly learn new development environments and APIs
  • Comfortable with rapid context switching among several projects
  • Strong C and object-oriented programming skills
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be self directed, analytical, and work well in a team environment

Description

We are looking for someone who is passionate about building tools to help analyze, validate, and collect data from new input technologies under development. In this role, you will be responsible for tools that interface with a wide variety of devices over multiple transport protocols running on multiple platforms.

Education & Experience

BS/MS in CS/CE (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements

  • Experience designing and creating APIs is a plus
  • Experience working with poorly documented, or undocumented, APIs is a plus
  • Experience with basic networking APIs is a plus
  • Experience collaborating with QA teams
  • Experience with simple database technologies (e.g. sqlite)
  • Familiarity with human factors engineering
  • Familiarity with IOKit is a plus