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HID - Software Engineer

Company: Apple Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Human Interface Devices Software team is a group of creative and passionate software/firmware engineers responsible for the next-generation sensing technologies across all Apple products. We have deep experience developing embedded systems software and building stacks that enable the best user-experience. We work closely with the Algorithms, Quality, Design, and UI teams to ensure sensor and firmware performance is optimized across all layers of the stack. We are looking for talented individuals who enjoy building firmware for embedded processors, prototyping concepts, investigating new technologies, and delivering high-quality products. Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience developing embedded software such as firmware and device drivers
  • Strong skills in C/C++ for embedded systems
  • Experience in hardware bring-up and embedded debugging skills
  • Working knowledge of one or more communication protocols (e.g. USB, UART, SPI, I2C)
  • Ability to quickly familiarize yourself with code you've never seen before, and understand the pertinent functionality
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self directed, analytical, and work well in a team environment
  • Comfortable working on both higher and lower levels of software Description We are looking for an engineer to work on sensor drivers, frameworks, and tools for embedded platforms within the iPhone and audio products. In this role, you will bring up new sensing chipsets from initial specification to production for future products and maintain existing firmware components. Ideally, you have experience dealing with human factors, care deeply about user experience, enjoy supporting technology investigations, and are comfortable jumping between multiple levels of the software stack. Education & Experience BS or MS in CS/CE/EE Additional Requirements
    • Familiarity with kernel device drivers
    • Debugging skills with JTAG, oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers
    • Development experience on Unix, Linux, or macOS is preferred
    • Familiarity with other programming languages such as Python is a plus
    • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $115,000 and $217,500, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

      Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

      Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

Keywords: Apple Inc., San Diego , HID - Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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