Core OS - USB Device Driver SW Engineer

Software and Services


Role Number:200374283
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 USB Software team within Apple's Core OS organization is looking for an outstanding engineer to work on state-of-the art USB driver technology. Working on a core technology you will have the opportunity to have a major impact on the design and implementation of Apple's products. Our environment fosters product innovation, rapid product iteration, and values initiative!

Key Qualifications

  • Solid C and C++ coding and debugging skills.
  • Demonstrated creative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication.
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules.
  • A genuine interest in driver and system architecture development.
  • A fundamental knowledge of low-level and system level USB architecture and implementations
  • Excellent collaborative skills.


Work with a highly skilled engineering team in the design and implementation of drivers and frameworks. Drive product features and functional/industry specifications. Bring-up, verification, and debug of devices on new hardware platforms. Work with multi-functional teams to support product requirements for products.

Education & Experience

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

Additional Requirements

  • Additional Success Factors (not required):
  • Familiarity with iOS/macOS toolchain
  • Experience with IOKit and iOS/macOS driver development
  • Experience with common hardware architectures (ARM, PPC, MIPS, x86)
  • Ability to use an oscilloscope and logic analyzer and to read CATC logs and board schematics