Graphics RTL Design Engineer

Austin, TX
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Do you love creating elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you'll help design and manufacture our next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient processor, system-on-chip (SoC). You'll ensure Apple products and services can seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved by millions. Joining this group means you'll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple's devices. Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices.

In this highly visible role, team members will develop power efficient, high performance 3D graphics processors targeted for low power mobile devices

Key Qualifications

  • You should possess an MS or PhD in Computer or Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of GPU RTL experience
  • We would like you to have a deep understanding of the design and analysis of hardware and software graphics pipeline
  • You will be expected to be able to perform performance and power analysis
  • We will need you to demonstrate their knowledge of logic design principles along with timing and power implications
  • We believe that an understanding of low power microarchitecture techniques is a key qualification for success


As a Graphics RTL Design Engineer, you would be responsible for:

We prefer that you have experience in cpu/graphics micro-architecture

Ideally you have a deep expertise in performance measurement and analysis of CPU/GPU micro-architectures and complex application workloads

Performance exploration and correlation. Explore high performance strategies and validate that the RTL design meets targeted performance

Proficiency with vendor synthesis tools and understanding of PNR flow

Experience designing/analyzing hardware and software pipelines

Ability to demonstrate expertise in floating-point/numerics with regards to graphics image quality

We would like you to be an authority on several major sub-units in a high-performance processor

You possesses understanding of processor performance intricacies across a broad set of workloads

We would prefer you to have experienced in low power design and power analysis fundamentals

OpenGL/DX application programming experience is highly valued for this position

You have the ability to collaborate effectively with multi-functional teams to tackle new challenges, through the use of robust written and verbal abilities

Education & Experience

PHD/MSEE, or BSEE with meaningful industry experience

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