HID, Firmware Engineering Manager

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200167454
Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 27, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200167454

The Human Interface Device Firmware (HID FW) team is responsible for delivering high-quality embedded software ...Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 27, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200167454

The Human Interface Device Firmware (HID FW) team is responsible for delivering high-quality embedded software for standalone embedded systems, custom sensing silicon, and SOC co-processors across all Apple products. Our focus is the human-to-device interface, and we bridge HW and SW to enable the best interaction experience. Our team works with Product Design, Electrical Engineering, Silicon Design, Algorithms, Software, and UI teams to converge on a shippable user experience and embedded architecture while considering things like latency, performance, power, cost, and system constraints. We are looking for a passionate engineering manager to lead a team responsible for health sensing firmware. Ideally this person is familiar with PPG, ECG, or other biometric sensing in embedded environments, optical sensing, sensing ASICs, and SOC sensor co-processors. This team has shipped things like the Apple Watch PPG, Wrist Detect, and ECG sensors and the associated health notifications.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience leading an embedded software or firmware development team
  • Direct experience as a lead delivering embedded software or firmware for a shipping product
  • Understanding of SoC-level and / or microcontroller architecture
  • Evidence of driving technical innovation
  • Effective communication skills (listening and digesting first, then contributing!

Description

We are looking for individuals who will:
Guide their employees delivery of production-level firmware into constrained sensor stacks and embedded systems
Make strategic technical product decisions that positively affect the engineering team's ability to deliver embedded technologies
Represent the firmware team in cross-functional and executive meetings
Provide employees career-development opportunities and maintain an ongoing constructive feedback loop with them
Inspire innovation and technical growth in their employees through hands-on mentoring and encouragement
Determine project resource allocation, task assignment, and project scheduling alongside the engineering project manager
Provide annual performance reviews and determine compensation distribution for their employees

Education & Experience

BS or MS in EE/CE/ECE/CS/Mechatronics

Additional Requirements

  • 5 + years experience in a lead firmware role and / or 2 + years experience in an engineering manager role


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