Input System Software Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Machine Learning and AI


Role Number:200257041
The Human Interface Devices (HID) team is looking for an Input Systems Software Engineer to help build systems software that powers next generation of human computer interaction experiences. The ideal engineer is comfortable working in a dynamic and creative team charged with engineering breakthrough input experiences. You are a self-motivated, excellent problem solver, and a fast learner. You are quick to forge relationships and comfortable with change and ambiguity. You have strong technical leadership skills and enjoy collaborating with others toward the creation of commercial grade software. You will bring software expertise to a highly interdisciplinary team, working with engineers of many talents to tackle challenging problems.

Key Qualifications

  • 4+ years of SW development experience, including SW architecture design, reliability, and scaling
  • Expertise in modern C++, proficiency in python
  • Experience with low-level software processes (drivers, os services, IPC) for performant systems
  • Experience developing testing strategies (unit/regression/fuzz) and continuous integration pipelines (eg. Jenkins)
  • Excellent problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  • Understands and advocates principles of good software and system design
  • Able to communicate clearly and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Able to lead a project with minimal guidance


In this role, you will - Own and maintain the development process of new core system software framework - Coordinate API changes, and release dependencies with partner teams - Prepare release candidates and interface with quality assurance teams for system-wide integration testing - Maintain common development/debugging workflows used by the team - Develop and maintain testing strategies to ensure seamless integration of algorithms - Develop triage methodology for incoming issues, including debug tooling

Education & Experience

BS/MS/PhD in CS/CE or related field

Additional Requirements

  • The following are not required, but are a plus and may help you be more successful in this role:
  • - Experience with Objective-C and/or Swift
  • - Experience developing software for Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR)
  • - Experience with 3D mathematics and/or physics/game engines such as RealityKit
  • - Experience developing for input or interaction
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