Performance Model Development and Analysis Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200219727
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. Join us to help deliver the next phenomenal Apple product. Do you enjoy working on challenges that no one has solved yet? As a member of our dynamic group, you will get the unique and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every single day. Are you ready to join a team transforming hardware technology? We are searching for a hardworking engineer to join our exciting team of problem solvers. In this highly visible role, you will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to develop, verify, and use performance models for data driven architectural exploration and validation.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong SW skills with good understanding of modular object oriented software development.
  • Model development and analysis experience.
  • Excellent collaboration skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • - Knowledge of C/C++, Python, Lua, Perl
  • - Proficiency in computer/SoC architecture and performance trade-offs
  • - Knowledge of Verilog and/or VHDL and experience with simulators and waveform debugging tools
  • - 5 years of experience


As a performance model developer for multi-media IP blocks, you will have responsibilities spanning all aspects of performance model development from planning to studies and RTL correlation. - Working with architecture and design teams to plan and implement a high level performance model. The performance model is minimal feature set to meet the model requirements yet modular and flexible enough to be adapted for new projects and experiments. - Validating the performance model against the specification and correlating the model with RTL - Planning and analyzing results of performance studies for different micro-architectural proposals - Providing feedback to the architecture and design teams regarding the micro-architectural choices that may have been made.

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