Silicon Validation Software Engineer: Embedded and Low-level Programming hos Apple

At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, smart people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product. We are looking for software engineers to join a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will help contribute to developing embedded software solution, debug and bring-up of the state-of-the-art next generation SOCs, supporting current and future Apple products. Your work will have a critical impact on getting high quality functional products to millions of customers quickly. You will be part of our core infrastructure team responsible for developing and improving our embedded silicon test software platforms, including Common Firmware Environment and RTOS.

Key Qualifications

  • Proficient in C/C++, assembly a plus
  • Understanding of embedded software development, RTOS and/or Linux
  • Understanding of computer architecture, operating system
  • Understanding of boot code, CPU & SOC initialization, device drivers
  • Good troubleshooting skills in embedded software debugging
  • Experience with script language such as Python, Perl, or Tcl


  • Develop boot and driver code for Apple SOC, including AP clusters, IO Co-Processor system, fabric, power management, memory and other I/O devices • Design, implement, and enhance Common Firmware Environment (CFE) and other platform software for Apple silicon validation organization • Develop system software to exercise power saving feature (suspend and resume) • Contribute to SDRAM initialization and calibration development • Implement firmware driver for PMIC and battery charging • Participate in the chip bring-up on simulator, emulation, FPGA and silicon • Develop applications covering system level use cases and functional features • Participate in SOC architecture, design specification and board schematics review

Education & Experience

Minimum requirement of a Bachelor's Degree

Additional Requirements

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