Software Development Engineer in Test - SOC Power Management

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200197581
Do you have a strong interest in the power and energy optimizations and technologies? A desire to work on complex software features, driving a high standard of quality into Apple’s products? The Core OS Energy Technologies organization is looking for a hardworking and passionate software engineer to join the test engineering team. As a critical member of the team, you will be focusing on software technologies in low-level power management. Tightly integrated within the development team, your responsibilities will span across all phases of software delivery of Apple’s products, from early design to product launch and beyond! You’ll become intimately familiar with one or more major technologies, taking on responsibilities of software integration of key SOC parameters, test, framework and tool development, along with influencing design decisions.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in software development and test
  • Skilled in testing embedded systems and firmware
  • Familiarity with computer architecture and operating systems concepts
  • Demonstrate strong critical thinking, debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent collaborative and communication skills
  • Knowledge of C / C++ and Python programming


- Devise a testing strategy for one or more major SOCs, focusing on low-level power management - Lead SW integration and test of various configurable SOC parameters - Gain a deep understanding of the design, requirements and architecture - Influence inclusion of testability into the software design - Develop and automate unit, functional and system-level tests - Define and drive quality metrics to track progress and improvements - Collaborate cross-functionally with peer test, QA and validation teams - Assess and represent end-user impact of issues, shaping key product decisions - Explore novel approaches to create new test frameworks, automation and infrastructure to streamline testing

Education & Experience

BS or MS degree in computer science or related field

Additional Requirements

  • - Familiarity with power management concepts
  • - Exposure to HW bring-up