SWE - Pre-Silicon Metal Frameworks Engineer, GGD

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number:200449510
Apple’s GPU Software team provides the graphics software foundation across all of our innovative products including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, and Apple Watch. Our responsibilities encompass the frameworks, developer tools, and hardware drivers for the GPU and Display devices on all of Apple’s hardware. This team is responsible for advancing and designing Metal, a low-overhead graphics and compute API for GPU programming.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Results-oriented, upbeat and focused with a strong passion to learn and succeed
  • Excellent programming skills and knowledge of C and/or C++
  • Solid understanding of the graphics pipeline
  • Experience in GPU programming with any one of the APIs (Metal, DirectX, Vulkan, CUDA, Direct Compute, OpenGL, or OpenCL)


Do you want to help shape the next generation of Apple products? This team designs, tests and verifies the Metal API for features built into the next generation of Apple-Designed GPUs. You will apply your knowledge of computer graphics to build real-world graphics workloads that showcase the value of these features and analyze their performance in pre-silicon environments. In this role, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with industry specialists across Apple to design future generations of the Metal API, shading language, tools, and Apple Silicon graphics processors. Apple's most meaningful resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products. You will be fully eligible for Apple benefits. The programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. Apple benefits programmes vary by country and are subject to eligibility requirements. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.

Education & Experience

BSc or MSc Degree or equivalent years of experience

Additional Requirements

  • Knowledge of real-time graphics algorithms is a plus
  • GPU Architecture knowledge is a plus