SoC Firmware Engineer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200456977
Does making the next great technology product excite you? Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, our new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. We bring passion and dedication to our job and when you are a part of that team there's no telling what you could accomplish. SoC Firmware engineers at Apple implement new features/functionalities of Apple’s premier SoCs. This is a critical job within Apple's Hardware Technology organization, and we'd love to have you join us


You will partner closely with various team members on activities ranging from processor sub-system design, algorithm development, firmware development to system debug, root cause analysis, and corrective action. You will be developing embedded software solutions for our current and future products. We are seeking an individual with firmware, device driver or equivalent development experience. Work with the silicon team to craft specifications for future chips, building software to run on these new chips and boards. Develop drivers for various IP blocks in embedded environments. Work closely with multi-functional teams to provide system-level API and firmware functionality to meet product requirements; coding, debugging and hardware/software integration testing; and communicating results and recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • - Software development experience using C and assembly language with ARM CPUs.
  • - Experience in SW development and testing in FPGA environment
  • - Experience in developing low-level drivers and HW bring-up, using test tools and interacting with HW design teams.
  • - Exposure to multiple high-level programming languages, including C, C++.
  • - Experience with Configuration Management tools (git, Subversion, Perforce).
  • - Experience with scripting languages (i.e. Bash/shell, Perl, Python).
  • - Experience with MCUs, peripherals, features, and development environments is also valuable.
  • - Proven ability to design and integrate code into a shipping product against aggressive timelines.
  • - Strong software debugging skills are critical.
  • - Proficiency in Verilog/System Verilog
  • - Experience with FW development/debugging in pre-silicon environment (simulation/emulation).
  • - Proven excellence in firmware, device driver, or equivalent experience?

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Minimum of BS + 0 years relevant industry experience.

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

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