OS Charging Systems Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200265145
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jul 9, 2021

Role Number:200265145

Are you a big-picture thinker who loves setting ambitious goals? Do you have a passion for understanding how each line of code affe...Summary

Summary

Posted: Jul 9, 2021

Role Number:200265145

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 ensuring 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. Your dedication to cross-disciplinary collaboration will help develop groundbreaking technologies, such as iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. By crafting these distinct, holistic user experiences, you'll continue to uphold and advance the excellence people expect from Apple devices.

We are looking for an exceptional software engineer to design and implement wired and wireless battery charging software and firmware for the next generation Apple products. New challenges arise every day that require the sharp problem-solving skills of talented & smart individuals. You will be required to explore novel system power and battery management software algorithms and ship them into our products. The influence of the proposed innovations will span across system architecture, hardware, kernel drivers, firmware, and global system behavior, striving to satisfy both word class system performance and power delivery constraints at the same time.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent programming skills with knowledge of C/C+.
  • Strong understanding of operating systems, hardware, and embedded systems.
  • Proven experience in writing complex kernel drivers and embedded firmware.
  • Collaborates well with cross functional engineering teams.
  • Passionate about new technology bring-up with hardware/software dependencies.

Description

We are looking for an extraordinary software engineer to lead, design and implement wired and wireless battery charging software features in Apple products. You will work with Hardware, Systems and other cross-functional teams and lead the bring-up and development of charging features from pre-silicon to commercialization. The position requires high level thinking to architect code solutions along with low level programming and excellent communications and leadership skills, with the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Working on this technology you will have the opportunity to have a major impact on the implementation and quality of Apple's next generation products. Our environment fosters innovation and rapid product iteration within a creative solution space.

Education & Experience

BS/MS in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • 3+ years of industry experience developing device drivers and/or hardware bring-up preferred. Hands on experience with IOKit or micro-controller development a plus. Comfortable reading schematics and working with logic analyzers and/or oscilloscopes. Knowledge of computer and/or smartphone system architectures. Familiarity with modern power management techniques. Familiarity of battery management algorithms. Knowledge of control system theory Experience with IOKit drivers on macOS or iOS. Familiarity with wireless charging standards such as Qi (WPC) or PMA.


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Cupertino, CA 95014

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