Media Performance Architect - Platform Architecture

Saint Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom


Role Number:200231807
Do you love crafting elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Are you a big-picture forward-thinking who understands how each element affects all the others? At Apple, our Architecture group is responsible for connecting our hardware and software into one unified system. Join this team, and you’ll collaborate with engineers across Apple to design how all of our technologies work in unison! In this highly visible role, you'll shape the Performance Architecture and Modeling of SoC Media subsystem.

Key Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be experienced in chip architecture or performance modeling
  • Proficient in computer architecture, queuing theory, statistical modeling and related fields
  • Knowledge and experience in common performance benchmarks and workloads
  • Experience in performance modeling and performance analysis
  • SoC pixel subsystem architecture and micro-architecture knowledge
  • Proficiency in software development in C/C++
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python or Perl
  • Experience in document architecture specifications
  • Fluent English skills are required


The ideal candidate will be responsible for all aspects of SoC Media subsystems performance. Responsibilities include: Ccollaborate with cross-functional teams such as platform architecture, micro-architecture, software teams to set and document performance targets and details for important use cases, analyze workloads to identify performance bottlenecks and opportunities, develop new architectures for data movement and memory architecture, performance simulations of alternative designs, develop and implement C++ model and interface it to the agent models and software simulation platforms, develop tests representing use cases to run on the performance models, correlate performance of the RTL infrastructure with the C++ model, and document the architectural performance models.

Education & Experience

BSEE/CE required. MSEE/CE preferred.

Additional Requirements