Firmware & Sensors Engineer, Home and Audio Devices

Cupertino, California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200548698
The team is looking for a skilled and motivated individual that will be responsible to create sensing based experiences for Home and Audio products of the future. The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge in a number of sensing devices and technologies to coincide with firmware capabilities necessary to make the sensor become an experience.


Genuine passion for innovation and product development with experience from inception through delivery to customers. The Firmware Engineer will be individually responsible for all things firmware and sensing related. Architect, design, develop and maintain hardware and firmware for Apple home and audio products. The individual will be also responsible for the overall sensor integration in the product and insuring the highest quality execution to launch amazing new product features.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years of firmware and device driver development in bare-metal or RTOS environments, ideally in consumer electronics.
  • 2-3+ years of sensing system hardware engineering experience such as optical, IMU, capacitive, environmental, light, motion, radar, acoustic, etc.
  • Strong coding skills in C, C++, Python.
  • Ability to optimize software for resource constrained embedded systems (e.g. power, throughput, memory/compute).
  • Experience with calibration and system builds in factory is a plus.
  • Must have hands-on experience in rapid prototyping, hardware bring-up, software feature design and development.
  • Able to go learn how to quantify and test new technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across the organization and interact, influence and negotiate effectively at all levels of management.
  • Obsessively passionate and inquisitive, and seek to solve everyday problems in innovative ways.
  • Availability to travel domestically and internationally for development and on-site manufacturing support is also expected.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience or skills.

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

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