Core OS - PCIe Device Driver SW Engineer

Software and Services


Role Number:200374282
Are you a big-picture thinker who loves setting ambitious goals? Do you have a passion for understanding how each line of code affects all the others? In the Core Operating Systems group, you’ll ensure the OS is inseparable from each device’s identity as a whole. That’s because this group is committed to building fully integrated operating systems that combine hardware, software, and apps into a single Apple experience! The Core PCIe Drivers team is looking for a software engineer to work on Apple platforms; iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS. The candidate will be expected to design and implement platform level features that encompass interfacing with drivers to higher level frameworks. In addition, the candidate will be expected to interact on a cross-functional level with multiple teams with a critical influence on hardware and software design.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience developing kernel device drivers.
  • Expert level knowledge of C/C++.
  • Creative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules.


The team is responsible for delivering many of Apple's low-level device drivers; USB, Ethernet, Serial, PCI.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in CS/CE/EE (or equivalent, or related field).

Additional Requirements

  • Excellent collaborative skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with IOKit (preferred, not required).